Fire Protection/Prevention, Exit Routes and Emergency Plans Specialist (FES)
Our Fire Protection/Prevention, Exit Routes, and Emergency Plans Specialist certification covers:
Fire Protection/Prevention, Exit Routes, & Emergency Plans Specialist (FES)
This course prepares the student to meet the workplace safety needs for Fire Protection and Prevention, Exits and their requirements, Plans related to fire and other emergencies, and First Aid requirements. This course includes OSHA's recent changes to Subpart E and its new approach to what OSHA now refers to as their "Emergency Standards." The required amount of time to complete the course is dependent upon your knowledge of workplace safety, but we find that the average completion time is approximately 16 hours. You have up to six months to complete the course.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to understand and explain the three elements of fire protection, identify types of fire suppression equipment, understand the requirements for exit routes, design and implement emergency action plans, and understand how to meet the requirements of first aid training.
The student will take a comprehensive online exam at the end of the course. You must score 80% to receive certification. You have three opportunities to pass the exam.
A refresher course and exam will be required every three (3) years. The cost of this recertification is $150.
Through the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, 1.6 CEUs are offered for this course. If you are interested in receiving CEUs for this course, upon successful completion of the exam, please either download the form and instructions here or obtain the form and instructions from a Member Services Representative by calling 800-922-2219 or clicking here.