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Required Training

Fire Extinguisher Training Online

This online course covers the hazards involved with incipient (early stage) fires and how to select and operate a fire extinguisher using the PASS method (Pull, Aim, Squeeze, Sweep).

Who is required to take this training?

All UW employees and students who are expected to use a fire extinguisher.

Summary of the requirement

Unless your department/unit has a written plan requiring immediate evacuation in the event of a fire, all employees and students, who might choose to use a fire extinguisher, are required to take the online class.

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