MSHA - 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

Course overview

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.

  • 40 minutes
  • Format: Online Interactive
  • English
Course Outline
  • Introduction
  • About Fire
  • Fire Prevention
  • Using and Storing Flammable Liquids
  • On the Job Prevention
  • Fire Warnings and Evacuation
  • Fighting the Fire
  • Conclusion
  • MSHA 30 CFR 56 Subpart C Fire Prevention and Control
  • 30 CFR 77 Subpart L Fire Protection
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