Fire watch services are mandatory when there is any type of hot work going on. Fire watch is a serious responsibility. This video is a training video for people that have to provide fire watch services as part of their job.
Learn what type of personal protective equipment you may need to be able to provide these types of services. This video will provide you with information about general requirements like what type of fire extinguishing equipment you may come in contact with. One of the basic rules is that the fire watch remains on-site at least 30 minutes after the work is completed. The fire watch must remain at stations within thirty-five feet of any combustible materials.
There is a lot of information in this video including which agencies regulate the fire watch. Become familiar with OSHA regulations and when a fire watch is required. Training for this position is intense there are a lot of rules to follow. It even covers the different types of fire extinguishing tools available and some fire fighting tips.
This video is an opportunity to learn everything you need to know about fire watch, the rules and requirements, and more.