Fire Watch Edmonton (OSSA)


  • July 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