Susan Harwood Fire Safety Training Program

Program Overview

SERI is developing fire safety training materials for employers and workers in the automotive repair and maintenance industry. Training topics will include developing a fire prevention plan, evaluating the workplace for fire hazards, methods to reduce or eliminate those hazards, and developing an emergency action plan. Training materials will be tested during two pilot trainings for 20 workers and employers total with an estimated of one hour per trainee. Materials will include an instructor’s manual, PowerPoint presentations, student exercises, a video, evaluations and assessments and will be available in English and Spanish. Other activities include testing a tabletop flipchart for field training.