Fire Extinguisher Safety

Native Education & Training College
Of Business, Healthcare,
Human Services & Technology

147 McIntyre St. W., Suite 101, North Bay, ON P1B 2Y5
Toll Free: 1.800.267.2577 Fax: 705.497.7839

Fire Extinguisher Safety

Not all fire extinguishers are the same. Using the wrong extinguisher can not only be ineffective, but can, in some cases, aggravate a situation. This training covers the types of fire extinguishers, as well as how to use them and maintain their good condition.

Target Audience

Any worker who is likely to use a fire extinguisher.


• Identify and describe the elements of the fire tetrahedron

• Differentiate between the classifications of fire

• Describe the basics of how a fire extinguisher works

• Differentiate between the types of fire extinguishers

• Describe the rating system used for fire extinguishers

• Indicate when to use a fire extinguisher

• List the steps for using a portable fire extinguisher

• Understand when to evacuate in case of fire

• Describe proper fire extinguisher maintenance

Course Content/ Educational Approach

Training based on high-quality, realistic 3D simulations that allow learners to clearly visualize risk situations and applicable solutions. Many interactions are included throughout the course to ensure the learners’ participation and understanding.


Internet connection, computer speakers or headphones required.

The duration of the training is a general indication and may vary from one person to another.

Duration: 45 minutes

Evaluation: Built-in exam

Passing Score: 85%

Price: $49.95

This training is recognized by the following client corporations:


ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada



Elkem Métal Canada Inc.


Finkl Steel


Glencore – Mine Raglan

IOC Labrador

IOC Sept-Îles



Quebec Iron Ore inc. (Minerai de fer Québec inc.)

Rio Tinto – 2028 Mellon

Rio Tinto – Alma

Rio Tinto – Beauharnois

Rio Tinto – Complexe Jonquière

Rio Tinto – CRDA

Rio Tinto – Dubuc

Rio Tinto – Grande-Baie

Rio Tinto – Installations Portuaires

Rio Tinto – Laterrière

Rio Tinto – Énergie Électrique/Manoir

Rio Tinto Aluminum

SFP Pointe-Noire