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How to Use Fire Extinguishers
How to Use Fire Extinguishers

This video course explores the correct ways in which fire extinguishers should be operated. It explains what the six most common types of extinguisher are and how they should be used.

The video outlines the fire tetrahedron, the different classes of fire and which extinguishers to use depending on the fire’s class. It also describes how to use a fire blanket and implement the ‘stop, drop and roll’ technique.

This video course explores the correct ways in which fire extinguishers should be operated. It explains what the six most common types of extinguisher are and how they should be used.

The video outlines the fire tetrahedron, the different classes of fire and which extinguishers to use depending on the fire’s class. It also describes how to use a fire blanket and implement the ‘stop, drop and roll’ technique.

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“The course is important because knowing how to identify fire hazards, deal with emergency situations, and act in a way that minimizes danger and risk, can save lives.”
 
Judianne Tejemo – Edenvale Care Limited

Overview

This online training course has been designed specifically for Care and Support Workers working in a social care setting. It may also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know more about How to Use Fire Extinguishers.

5 Interactive Chapters, Assessment Quiz and a CPD Accredited Certificate

Subjects covered include:

  • The Fire Tetrahedron
  • How to Operate a Fire Extinguisher
  • Classes of Fire
  • Types of Extinguishers
  • Fire Blankets
On average this online course should take around 11 minutes.

England

Care Certificate Standard 13

NOS: CHS2, CHS 6, SCDHSC0022, SCDHSC0223, SCDHSC0032

RQF: Health, safety and wellbeing in care settings (Level 2 Diploma in Care), Promote health, safety and wellbeing in care settings (Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care, Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support)

Wales

All Wales Induction Framework for Health and Social Care (AWIFHSC) Section 7

Scotland

National Care Standards

Northern Ireland

NISCC’s Induction Standards

Bob Parkin MIFireE, MIFPO, MIFSM, Marsden Fire Safety Ltd, LinkedIn Profile

Bob Parkin is a highly experienced course consultant at CareTutor. Bob is the founder of Marsden Fire Safety Ltd, established in 2000. With over 20 years of invaluable experience as a former Lancashire Fire and Rescue Firefighter, Bob brings extensive knowledge and expertise to his role.

Operating nationwide from their Northampton base, Marsden Fire Safety Ltd collaborates with a wide range of national businesses and organizations. Their clientele includes NHS hospitals, care homes, surgeries, supermarket groups, hotel chains, schools, retail premises, and office blocks. Bob and his team are dedicated to ensuring the utmost fire safety for their clients, assisting them in meeting the requirements of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.

With a comprehensive understanding of fire safety regulations and best practices, Bob is well-equipped to guide learners through various courses related to fire safety. CareTutor offers a range of valuable programs, including “How to Use Fire Extinguishers,” “Home Care 6 – Fire Safety,” “Fire Safety 3: Risk Assessment,” “Fire Safety 2: Drills & Evacuation,” and “Fire Safety 1: Hazards & Prevention.”

Bob’s practical experience and commitment to fire safety make him an exceptional consultant. By enrolling in any of the fire safety courses offered by CareTutor, learners can benefit from Bob’s expertise and gain the knowledge and skills necessary to ensure a safe and secure environment.

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