ESC Firewatch

This half-day classroom course covers the duties of the Fire Watch position. It focuses on the roles and responsibilities of a Fire Watch before, during, and after hot work, including reviewing permits, hazard identification, communication, and emergency response.

This course replaces all formerly approved OSSA Fire Watch classroom training.

Upon Completion

Upon successful completion of this course a Certificate of Completion will be awarded that does not expire.

Topics Covered

  • Explain the basic properties of fire and heat transfer
  • Identify preferred methods to control the potential for fire and sparks using the hierarchy of controls
  • Explain role of the Fire Watch before, during and after hot work
  • Demonstrate the operation of a fire extinguisher in a simulated or live fire exercise
Training centers will be closed Monday, July 1st for Canada Day.
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