Fire Watch (OSSA)

  • Equipment
  • OSSA
Fire Watch is a 4 hr workshop that covers the following topic areas: Fire Watch Basics, Planning for Hot Work, Emergency Response Planning, Monitoring Hot Work, Fire Behaviour, and more.

FIRE WATCH COURSE OBJECTIVES

On completion of this course you will know:
Classification of Fires
Rescue and Escape Planning
Extinguishing Agents
Duties and Responsibilities of a Fire Watch
The Proper Sequence for Extinguishing a Fire

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY (OH&S) ACT
Obligations of Employers, Workers, etc. 2(1)-(5)
Existence of Imminent Danger 35(1)-(2)

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY (OH&S) REGULATION
General protection of workers 13(1)-(4)
Duties of workers 14(1)-(2)

Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) Code
PART 2- Hazard Assessment, Elimination and Control
Hazard Assessment 7
Worker Participation 8
Hazard Elimination and Control 9

PART 5 – Confined Spaces
Testing the Atmosphere 52

PART 7- Emergency Preparedness and Response
Emergency Response Plan 115
Contents of Plan 116

Part 10 – Fire and Explosion Hazards
Flammable or Explosive Atmospheres a Hazard 161.1
Prohibitions 162(1)
Hot Work 169

Part 18 – Personal Protective Equipment
Duty to use Personal Protective Equipment 228
Use of Flame Resistant Clothing 232