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Course Overview - Fire Safety for Researchers

Title of Course

Fire Training for Researchers in Chemistry Laboratories

Length

1 hour

Brief descriptor

Learn how to use a fire extinguisher, its limitations and general laboratory fire safety.

Who is it for?

Who must attend - researchers

Who could benefit – anyone who has to occasionally visit a research laboratory.

What will the participant get out of this?

Information provided on different types of fire and the appropriate type of fire extinguisher. Demonstration on the consequences of the use of inappropriate fire extinguisher. Hands-on experience of the selection and use of appropriate fire extinguishers.

Participant preparation needed?

None

Any prior knowledge or experience required?

Understand the mechanism of fire and risk assessment requirements.

How many places?

8

Delivered by?

Bob Mount.