Fire Watch



Fire Watch

Fire Watch: Every year, many workplace fires occur as a result of hot work including cutting, welding and other work that generates heat and sparks. Hot work is often being done without an adequate fire watch in place. Most, if not all, hot work incidents are completely preventable. A fire watch, conducted properly, is one of the most important ways to keep workers safe during hot work and prevent damage and destruction to property. This course covers the role and responsibilities of the fire watcher. Ideal learners are all employees.


What You Get

Official DOL OSHA card – shipped within 2 weeks

Who Should Take the Training?

Entry level workers

Course Gamification

Dynamic course design with engaging games and quizzes


Course Access

Courses available 24/7 on any device

Course Structure

At your own pace, save progress as you go

Standards Covered

OSHA 29 CFR 1926


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is a Fire Watch Course?

A Fire Watch Course is a training program designed to teach individuals about fire safety and prevention, as well as how to properly respond in case of a fire emergency.

Who should take a Fire Watch Course?

Anyone who works in an environment where fire hazards are present, such as construction sites, manufacturing plants, or warehouses, should take a Fire Watch Course. It is also recommended for individuals who want to learn how to prevent and respond to fires in their homes.

What topics are covered in a Fire Watch Course?

A Fire Watch Course typically covers topics such as fire prevention, fire extinguisher use, emergency evacuation procedures, and how to identify and report potential fire hazards.

How long does a Fire Watch Course usually last?

The duration of a Fire Watch Course can vary, but it typically lasts anywhere from 4 to 8 hours. Some courses may also offer an online option for self-paced learning.

Who conducts Fire Watch Courses?

Fire Watch Courses are usually conducted by trained professionals, such as firefighters, fire safety experts, or certified instructors from fire safety organizations.

Is there a certification or license awarded after completing a Fire Watch Course?

Yes, upon successful completion of a Fire Watch Course, participants may receive a certificate or license that verifies their training and knowledge in fire safety and prevention.

How often should one renew their Fire Watch Course certification?

The recommended frequency for renewing a Fire Watch Course certification is every 1-2 years, as fire safety protocols and techniques may change over time.

Are there any specific requirements for taking a Fire Watch Course?

Some Fire Watch Courses may have specific requirements, such as age restrictions, pre-requisite courses, or physical fitness requirements. It is best to check with the course provider for any specific requirements.