- Identify fire prevention and containment techniques that you and your employer may use to help reduce the risk that a fire will ignite and spread at your facility
- Describe actions that you and your employer should take in response to a fire, including how to use a fire extinguisher
- Recognize the components of an emergency action plan, and describe how to protect, and if necessary evacuate, patients from a fire
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This lesson will make you aware of the responsibilities that you and your employer have for safely preventing and responding to a fire at the health care facility where you work. In addition, you will learn how to correctly select and use a fire extinguisher to safely contain and extinguish a fire, how to protect yourself, your coworkers, patients, and health care facility visitors in the event of a fire related emergency, and how to follow your employer's emergency action and evacuation plans.
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