Emergency Preparedness and Fire Extinguisher Safety

CLASSROOM TRAINING
Participants will learn what to expect and how to prepare for different types of emergencies and disasters. Discussion will include different options for self-protection and self-preservation during an emergency, as well as expectations, tools, and assistance available during the recovery period after a major emergency or disaster. Participants will also review the basics of utilizing a fire extinguisher to safely extinguish a small live fire. The training will cover the basics of fire, the different types of fuel classes, and the difference between extinguisher types. If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate, please contact the California JPIA training division by email, training@cjpia.org, within two business days of the training date, noting that the Authority is closed on Fridays. (Duration: 4 Hours)
Topics Covered:

Emergency Preparedness

  • Review of Recent Major Emergencies
  • Different Types of Emergencies and Disasters
  • Develop Emergency Plan
  • How to Prepare and Emergency Supply Kit
  • Assistance Available After Disasters
  • Disaster Scenarios/Group Exercise

Fire Extinguisher

  • Basics of Fire and Fire Triangle
  • What to do in case of fire
  • Methods to extinguish
  • Fuel Classes
  • Types of extinguishers
  • Introduction review of PASS Technique
  • Demonstration of equipment/outdoor exercise

Duration:
4 hours
Code/regulation:
Initial training for employees who have potential exposure to emergencies and disasters and are expected to utilize a fire extinguisher in case of a small fire
Who should attend:
All employees who have potenial exposure to emergencies and disasters and are expected to utilize a fire extinguisher in case of a small fire
Frequency:
As Needed
Date:
Thursday, October 03, 2019
Time:
8:00 AM
Instructor:
Steve Finch (S2 Safety)
Location:
Irwindale - City Hall Council Chambers
Date:
Thursday, October 03, 2019
Time:
1:00 PM
Instructor:
Steve Finch (S2 Safety)
Location:
Irwindale - City Hall Council Chambers
Date:
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Time:
8:00 AM
Instructor:
Steve Finch (S2 Safety)
Location:
La Quinta - City Hall Council Chambers
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