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