Under OSHA 1910.157(g) Training and education for Portable Fire extinguishers, it states that any employer who provides portable fire extinguishers must familiarize, educate and train their employees in the use of the portable extinguisher as part of employment and annual training thereafter. 
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Portable Fire Extinguisher Training

In compliance with (29 CFR 1910.157 (g) (1 & 2) )

This is a 2-hour program with both classroom and hands on training. The IEME Northeast team has certified staff to conduct such training to your employees. All our employees are career Firefighters with extensive knowledge and training in Portable Fire Extinguisher use. IEME Northeast has multiple extinguishers and props for you companies training standards.

*Each employee taking this program will be required to take the written test and practical prior to receiving a certification of training in this program.

The next Fire Extinguisher Training class well be held on June 30th at 9 am at I.E.M.E. in Canton.  If you are interested in attending please print the course registration form from the web site and mail it in with your payment.  If you have any questions please contact Scott Bumpus Training & Equipment Rep. by phone at  339-502-5050 x-214 or by e-mail at [email protected]


OSHA Standard

Portable Fire Extinguishers – 1910.157

1910.157(g) (1)

Where the employer has provided portable fire extinguishers for employee use in the workplace, the employer shall also provide an educational program to familiarize employees with the general principles of fire extinguisher use and the hazards involved with incipient stage fire fighting.

1910.157(g) (2)

The employer shall provide the education required in paragraph (g) (1) of this section upon initial employment and at least annually thereafter.

Fire extinguisher training Fees: *Single Day Group **Multi Day Session

Minimum number of students per session is 5

* 5 Employees $200 /Group* $190 /per session**

* 10 Employees $380 /Group* $360 /per session**

* 15 Employees $570 /Group* $515 /per session**

* 20 Employees $760 /Group* $682 /per session**

* 40 Employees Call for quote Call for quotes

* Greater than 40 employees Call for quotes

If the number of employees is in between the listed quotes add $40 for ea. additional students. (Single Day Session) added to base price

If the number of employees is in between the listed quotes add $38 for ea. additional students. (Multi- Day Session) added to base price

Example: If you have 13 students in a multi-day session (take the quote for 10 Employees

plus $38 for each additional employee.

10 Employees (Multi Day) = $360

3 Employees (Multi Day) = $114


Total $474

* Single day sessions are held once in a 6-hour session

** Multi-day sessions are held within a 6-hour session

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