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OSSA Fire Watch (Spark Watch) Training is required for workers intending to serve as a Fire Watch at any OSSA worksite.
OSSA Fire Watch is approximately eight hours in duration and includes an instructor-led presentation, review exercises, class discussion, written knowledge test and practical exam.
Learning Objectives of OSSA Fire Watch Training
Upon successful completion of the training program, you will be knowledgeable and/or demonstrate proficiency in:
- Legislation & standards pertaining to fire hazards;
- Fire Watch planning;
- Types of Extinguishers, Agents, and Classification;
- Types of Fires, Classifications, and Behaviours;
- Operation of Fire Extinguishers; and
- Fire Watch Duties and Responsibilities.
Fire watch professionals work in situations where welding, grinding, cutting or similar actions are performed, particularly in a location where more than a minor fire could break out. Fire watchers keep an eye out for smoldering fires.
Your OSSA Fire Watch Training Ticket/Certificate
Upon completion of this program, you will receive a wallet-size Ticket/Certificate, that will show prospective employers that you have the credentials.
Employers may require confirmation of your Certificate. We keep your records on file permanently. Feel free to have your prospective employer contact METI to confirm your certification.
Other OSSA Training Programs Offered by METI
Oil Sands Safety Training (OSSA)
OSSA Confined Space Entry & Monitoring Training
OSSA Fall Protection Training
OSSA Fire Watch (Spark Watch) Training
OSSA Elevated Work Platform Training
OSSA Basic Safety Orientation (BSO)