Incipient Fire Fighting 8Hr – Expanded Hands On



The Incipient Fire Fighting 8Hr – Expanded Hands On course will familiarize employees with the general principles of fire extinguisher use and the hazards involved with incipient stage firefighting.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of Fire – Incipient (8hr) training, the student will be familiar with:

  • Chemistry of fire
  • The fire triangle and tetrahedron
  • Spread of fire
  • Hazardous products of combustion
  • Classification of fires
  • Demonstrate immediate actions to be taken upon encountering a fire
  • Use an all-purpose nozzle for protection and extinguishing fires
  • Use the appropriate portable fire extinguisher to extinguish a fire
  • Advancement of  fire hoses with the team leader giving commands
  • Extinguishing agents and their use

Additional Information

Course Length: 8 hrs

Course Required By: OSHA

CFR Reference: 29 CFR 1910.155, 156, 157

Written Exam: Written and hands-on competency will be evaluated at the end of each course. Incorrectly answered questions will be reviewed with student to ensure understanding before completion of course.

Retraining:Student is responsible for retraining every year.

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