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Fire extinguisher training

Register for Fire Extinguisher Training

This course aims to inform, educate and train individuals on the basics of fire extinguishers. It is open to all McGill staff and faculty. Register here

Content: Learn the PASS method; Classes of fire; How to identify various types of extinguishers; Best practices; Purchasing, storing, locating, replacing and maintaining extinguishers.

Cost: Free for McGill students, staff and faculty.

Duration: 1 hour

Fire Extinguishers

Extinguisher and Fire Classification

Fires and extinguishers are classified according to the type of fuel that is being consumed by the fire.

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Fire Extinguishers

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Safety is everyone`s responsibility.

Get to know your extinguishers…

  • Which type of extinguishers are available in your work area and where are they located.
  • Make sure they are not obstructed or hidden behind any furniture or door(s).
  • Check to verify if the extinguisher equipped with a gauge (see