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Canceled: Fire Extinguisher Operations and Safety Training

Wednesday, July 9, 2014, from 11:00am to 12:00pm
Cobleigh Hall, 201

This course has been canceled due to low enrollment.  If you need or want to take the course, here are some options for you:


  • This course is offered monthly during the summer months and is next scheduled for Tuesday, June 10 from 8:30am - 9:30am.  Registration for the course is open at:

  • This course is also offered as a group specific training if there are at least 6 interested individuals.  Please contact Trevor ( or x7760) to schedule this training.
  • If you do not have 5 other individuals interested and you cannot attend one of our open enrollment trainings, please contact Trevor ( or x7760) to be added to the call list for that course.


You may take the on-line version of this course, "Fire Extinguishers Training" through our online vendor.  Access to on-line trainings is found at:



Safety and Risk Management is hosting a training on Fire Extginguisher Operations and Safety.  This course examines the types of fire extinguishers and offers hands-on experience with putting out fires with a fire extinguisher. This includes the requirements as outlined in OSHA's 1910.157 standard, Portable Fire Extinguishers. 

Intended Audience: All employees that are designated as a part of their Emergency Action Plan to use a fire extinguisher are required to attend annually. All employees are encouraged to attend. 

How you will benefit: At the conclusion of the course you will be able to: 

  • Select an appropriate fire extinguisher for different scenarios and locations
  • Perform a basic inspection of a fire extinguisher
  • Use and Operate a fire extinguisher

Registration is required and registration can be completed at:

Please contact Trevor with any questions:

Please click here to rsvp

For more information go to: Extinguisher Operations and Safety

For questions regarding this event, please contact: