Fire Watch (OSSA) Edmonton


  • September 17, 2015
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This course is required for those who intend to serve as a Fire Watch at any OSSA worksite. Participants receive instruction in areas such as: duties and responsibilities of a OSSA Fire Watch, what is meant by “hot work,” correct record keeping, use of safety equipment, emergency preparedness, how fire develops and transfers heat, fire suppression, when to fight a fire, and inspecting and using an extinguisher. At the completion of the course, all participants will practice extinguishing a fire using our leading-edge fire extinguisher simulator.

Course content
•Responsibilities and duties of an OSSA Fire Watch
•Legislation pertaining to fire hazards
•Proper Fire Watch pre-planning
•Fire behavior
•The “fire triangle” and “fire tetrahedron”
•The different types of fire extinguishers and their uses
•Correct operation of fire extinguishers
•Preparing and implementing an emergency plan


Venue Phone: 780.449.2700

8429 24 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6P 1L3