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Fire Extinguisher Training

Fire Extinguisher Training Program

This program is designed for all businesses in the City of North Charleston through the North Charleston Fire Department.  The fire extinguisher program is a two part program: an educational PowerPoint presentation and a hands-on session using a LED-driven digital flames panel with a laser training extinguisher simulator.   During the training, the instructor will education your employees about general fire behavior, the different types of extinguishers, how to use fire extinguishers and escape plans.

The training is designed to take approximately 60 minutes to complete with a maximum of 50 employees.  This gives time for the classroom, hands on practice and questions.

To schedule a this training, or for more information please contact Fire and Life Safety Educator Laura Kondor  via LKondor@northcharleston.org or (843) 740-2647.

How to Use a Portable Fire Extinguisher (PDF)
Outlines the proper fire situation assessment and action steps, and overviews the PASS method for using a portable fire extinguisher.

Statement on Class K Extinguishers (PDF)
Highlights the safety benefits of Class K extinguishers for commercial cooking facilities.

A Closer Look: Portable Fire Extinguishers (PDF)
Understand the benefits and proper use of portable fire extinguishers as part of a balanced fire protection plan.

Removal From Service of Obsolete Fire Extinguishers (PDF)
A guide for portable fire extinguisher placement and maintenance within a commercial building.

UL-299 Brochure – A Hands-On Guide for Inspection & Maintenance (PDF)
How to evaluate the condition of your fire extinguisher before recharging, repairing and conducting the six year maintenance.

UL-299 Flyer – Before Recharging, etc., Ask These Questions (PDF)
How to evaluate the condition of your fire extinguisher before recharging, repairing and conducting the six year maintenance.

Your First Defense When Disaster Strikes (CD)
An overview of NFPA 1126 (Standard for the Use of Pyrotechnics before a Proximate Audience), including challenges, the need for portable fire extinguishers, and historic case studies within nightclub settings.

Fire Extinguisher Education & Training (www.fireextinguisher.com) or CD
Educate and test yourself on the types of fires and fire extinguishers, rules for fighting fires, proper use, inspection and maintenance.