OSSA Firewatch Edmonton

Jeremy Purviance

  • October 28, 2016
    8:00 am - 2:00 pm

*Notice there is a minimum of 4 Students to run the course in Edmonton*

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

Cancelation Policy: Any cancelation requests made 24 hours prior to course date and start time will be given a 100% refund. If the cancellation occurs within a 24 hour period prior to start date and time a 50% refund will be applied. All cancelations after the allotted course start time will not be given a refund.


Venue Phone: 780.449.2700

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