Do you have fire extinguishers at your workplace? Are you aware of the requirements specified by OSHA that you must complete? This online training is designed to aid employers in meeting these OSHA Training Requirements. Students completing the course will be provided a certificate of training upon successful completion.
An employer must:
- Provide an educational program to familiarize employees with the general principles of fire extinguisher use and the hazards involved with incipient stage fire fighting. [29 CFR 1910.157(g)(1)] Provide this education when employees are first hired and once a year thereafter. [29 CFR 1910.157(g)(2)]
-Train employees (who have been designated to use fire fighting equipment in the emergency action plan) in the use of the equipment. [29 CFR 1910.157(g)(3)] Provide this training when employees are first given this assignment and once a year thereafter. [29 CFR 1910.157(g)(4)]