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Emergency Evacuation and Fire Escape

Learning Objectives

  • List the elements and classes of fire
  • Explain ways to prevent fires generally
  • Explain how to prevent fires in specific surface mining contexts, including the use of flammable/combustible liquids; installation/construction/maintenance; and welding/cutting/using compressed gases
  • Describe fire warning signals and the need for evacuation plans
  • Describe firefighting procedures and equipment

Available in English, Spanish

50 Minutes

This is an interactive course designed to provide surface miners with the required annual refresher training on fire awareness and prevention, determining whether to fight a fire and how to control a fire effectively.

Course Outline
  • Introduction
  • About Fire
  • Fire Prevention
  • Using and Storing Flammable Liquids
  • On the Job Prevention
  • Fire Warnings and Evacuation
  • Fighting the Fire
  • Conclusion
Regulations
  • MSHA 30 CFR 56 Subpart C Fire Prevention and Control