Credit Hours: 3
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Fire Extinguishing Systems – Dry Chemical

A variety of Fire Extinguishing Systems employ Dry Chemicals to extinguish a fire. The properties of the agents are engineered to disrupt the chemical reaction of combustion or remove heat and oxygen. The types of dry chemicals used are determined by the type of fire or the fuel involved. Dry chemicals can be found in fixed suppression systems or portable fire extinguishers.

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Product Description / Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE) when handling, transporting and transferring dry chemical agents.
  2. Describe the types of Dry Chemical Fire Extinguishing Systems and their application.
  3. Understand how dry chemical molecular composition interact with the combustion process.
  4. Be able to determine the type of dry chemical appropriate for a particular type of fire.
  5. Identify the types of dry chemicals used to extinguish fires and their properties.


Credit Hours: 3


Approved for CEU Credit in:

Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana, NICET, Texas