INDUSTRIAL FIRE FIGHTING
This course is offered at the Institute in accordance with the International Maritime Organization Convention of Standard Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for seafarers (IMO-STCW 78/95 Convention). With slight modification, this course has been offered as industrial Fire Fighting for land based companies.
The objective of the course is to provide excellent “hands on” training for personnel at the work place on how to prevent fire and the proper use of Fire Fighting equipment to fight fire.
The course, via a multi-media presentation format, presents the theory, concepts, philosophies and methodologies of this subject area. Certification of competency is achieved through a written examination assessment meeting the STCW requirements.
The course includes the following areas:
Safety Principles Fire Fighting Organization Closed container & fire
Theory of fire Portable Fire Extinguishers Dry & wet hose drill
Fire prevention Communication Use of extinguishers
Fire detection Pit Oil Fires Smoke house exercise
Classification of fire Fixed extinguishing system Misc. Fire Fighting Equipment
Extinguishing medium Self contained breathing apparatus Fire hazard & fire spread
The course is structured such that the first two days can be conducted on-site and the final three days at the environmentally friendly atmosphere of the CMI (unless facilities are available at customers site). For presentation on site, we shall seek assistance in providing a classroom and other teaching aids. The number of participants is limited to ten per instructor.
DURATION: One week
Group Size: 12 persons