Specialized Family Care Program

Portable Fire Extinguishers

  • Category: Safety
  • Materials:Article complied from booklet by NFPA "Fire in Your Home: Prevention & Survival"
  • Goal: Provider knows about portable fire extinguishers and how to operate the extinguisher in their home
  • Credit Hours: 1 Hour
  • Date Developed: September 2009
  • Developed by: Brenda Leaman, Family Based Care Specialist

Training Objectives:

  1. Provider learns how to use a portable fire extinguisher
  2. Provider knows the basic categories of fires and the new labeling system on portable fire extinguishers
  3. Provider knows how portable fire extinguishers are to be installed and maintained

Training Procedures:

  • *Provider initiated self-study (View Course Materials)
  • Test completed by Provider (Take the Test Below)
  • Review of test responses by Family Based Care Specialist and Provider

* The test is packaged with the Course Materials, however you can take the test online by clicking the link above. Test answers are then submitted electronically to a Family Based Care Specialist for review.