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Introduction to Fire Protection & the Life Safety Code

One-Day (8-hour) Safety Seminar
Course 15

Each year many lives are lost and businesses are damaged or destroyed by fire. Most of these fires could have been prevented. This seminar will provide participants with an introduction to fire prevention, detection and suppression techniques and an overview of the NFPA Life Safety Code.

Seminar Contents:

  • Chemistry of fire
  • Fire triangle and tetrahedron
  • Basic fire science definitions
  • Safe handling of flammable liquids, gases and dusts
  • Classes of fires and extinguishing agents
  • Care, selection, use and limitations of portable fire extinguishers
  • Inspection and maintenance requirements
  • Introduction to fixed fire detection suppression systems
  • OSHA requirements for fire prevention plans
  • Introduction to the Life Safety Code
    • Purpose
    • Occupancy & Hazard Classifications
    • Exit Requirements