Firefighting and Fire Prevention
This online engineering PDH course discusses basic information on fire chemistry, the nature of fire, fire extinguishing methods, types of fire prevention equipment, fire agents and their proper use. The purpose of this course is to provide some fundamental facts that will prove valuable in fire emergency.
Workers involved in operation and maintenance of industrial utilities, power plants, pumping plants or other reclamation establishments are exposed to potential fire hazards. According to the National Safety Council, fire is the third leading cause of accidental deaths in the United States, yet most people ignore it. Knowing the basic principles of fire can help lower this number.
This 3 PDH online course is applicable to mechanical and HVAC engineers, process engineers, architects, building designers, contractors, and facility managers who are interested in gaining a better understanding in fire prevention.
This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:
- Chemistry of fire
- Classification of fires - definition and types
- Types and choice of appropriate fire extinguishers
- Application of fire fighting equipment
- Emergency action plan, cause and prevention of fire
- Care and inspection of fire fighting equipment
- Instruction for making generator carbon-dioxide concentration test
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the guidelines recommended by United States Department of the Interior Bureau of Reclamation titled "Firefighting and Fire Prevention".
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