Salem, Oregon Fire Extinguishers
Portable, wheeled and fixed unit fire extinguishers are an invaluable tool if they are readily available and properly functioning in the event of fire emergencies. Fire extinguishers are designed for specific use and should be matched to the Class of Fire it was designed to fight, such as Class A, B, C, D or Class K (Types of Fire Extinguishers) installing them near their specific designated fire hazards in vehicles, buildings, facilities or structures as described by Insurance Company, OSHA, Federal or Government Agency and Fire & Safety Codes in Salem, Oregon.
Fire Extinguisher Training
Fire Extinguisher Service in Salem, Oregon
Fire extinguisher training is available to educate and train children, adults, employees & personnel on how to properly use a fire extinguisher by qualified, authorized, certified and actively licensed fire extinguisher companies in Salem, Oregon.
Formal fire extinguisher training may be offered by factory authorized & trained, qualified and certified fire extinguisher companies that are actively licensed in the State of Oregon and City of Salem. Certified fire extinguisher companies have proven a level of knowledge, skill and experience for additional assurances.
Fire extinguisher training should educate students on specific fire hazards, how to combat every fire hazard they may face at their workplace or home by using the appropriate portable, wheeled or fixed unit fire extinguisher and/or fire protection method to combat the fire. Fire safety plans can be created to aid in times of emergency for a planned action for emergency response by building occupants.
Employee & Personnel Fire Extinguisher Training
Fire Extinguisher Service in Salem, Oregon
Employee and personnel may be required to be taught, instructed and trained how to properly use a portable, wheeled or fixed unit fire extinguishers by qualified, factory trained, certified fire extinguisher companies that are actively licensed in the State of Oregon and City of Salem authorized for fire extinguisher training.
This formal training generally includes live demonstrations allowing every individual practical hands on experience in efforts to improve their knowledge of fire prevention & safety and learn how to properly use fire extinguishers for the specific fire hazards or class of fire they are designed to protect against.
Training Certificates: A fire extinguisher training certificate may be issued upon course completion ask your Salem, Oregon fire extinguisher company representative for details.
Fire Extinguisher Training for Staff, Employees and Personnel
OSHA and Insurance Underwriter Companies
OSHA 1910.157 Fire Protection - Portable Fire Extinguishers
(b)(2) Where the employer has an emergency action plan meeting the requirements of 1910.38 which designates certain employees to be the only employees authorized to use the available portable fire extinguishers, and which requires all other employees in the fire area to immediately evacuate the affected work area upon the sounding of the fire alarm, the employer is exempt from the distribution requirements in paragraph (d) of this section.
1910.157(g) Training and Education
(1) Where the employer has provided portable fire extinguishers for employee use in the workplace, the employer shall also provide an educational program to familiarize employees with the general principles of fire extinguisher use and the hazards involved with incipient stage fire fighting.
(2) The employer shall provide the education required in paragraph (g)(1) of this section upon initial employment and at least annually thereafter.
(3) The employer shall provide employees who have been designated to use fire fighting equipment as part of an emergency action plan with training in the use of the appropriate equipment.
(4) The employer shall provide the training required in paragraph (g)(3) of this section upon initial assignment to the designated group of employees and at least annually thereafter.
Insurance Company Requirements or Discounts
Insurance underwriter companies may offer discounts or even require in specific situations for large corporations, enterprises or llcs that staff, employees and personnel be properly trained and there be an emergency preparedness plan in effect for your company.