Fire Extinguisher Training - Hands-On

1 hour
Fire Extinguisher Training - Online
Course mode: 
Instructor-led classroom

Intended Audience

This course is required for University personnel whose job duties include the use of fire extinguishers to extinguish fires. It is recommended for University personnel who work with flammable, pyrophoric, reactive materials, as well as those in laboratory settings, kitchens, hot work environments, and shops.


This course teaches how to use a portable fire extinguisher. Participants use a realistic training extinguisher to practice the PASS method on a simulated fire. Individuals must complete the Fire Extinguisher Training - Online course before participating in hands-on training.

Accommodations and language services

The University of Washington is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodations to individuals who need them.

  • To request a disability accommodation, please contact the UW Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 (V), 206-543-6452(TTY), or email at
  • To request safety training in a language other than English, please contact EH&S training at and notify your supervisor. EH&S will work with you and your supervisor to arrange for interpretation or translation services.
  • For other accommodation requests, please contact EH&S Training at


EH&S Training Contact

(206) 543-7201