Healthcare Fire Safety 

 
 
 

This class meets the fire safety requirement for healthcare providers working in hospitals located within the city of Los Angeles as well as Olive View Medical Center. Certification cards are valid for four years and will be issued at the end of class.  Class fee is $59.00.

 
Healthcare Fire Safety classes are open for registration on the following dates:   
 
Registration now open for Summer 2017
 
 
June 24th, August 4th and August 26th
 
Registration coming soon for the fall 2017 semester
 September 9th, 16th and 23rd - October 28th - November 18th    
 

 
 Course outline is below
    
 


 Course Outline for Fire Safety Class as Required by the city of Los Angeles: 

 
  1. Introduction

  2. Laws pertaining to Hospital employees

    1. California Code of Regulations, Title 19

    2. Los Angeles City Fire Code, 57.113.09

  3. Learning about hospital in regards to Evacuation

    1. Evacuation Signs

    2. Stairwell Signs

    3. Knowing Stairwell exits

  4. Fire Protection Systems installed in hospitals

  5. Basic Fire Behavior in Structures

  6. Fire Procedures as required by LAFD

    1. Rescuing patients and closing doors

      1. Proper Carries

    2. Proper way of sounding the alarm

    3. L.A. City law regarding when to call the fire department

    4. When to fight the fire

    5. Evacuation of other patients

      1. Two person carries

      2. Who is moved first

  7. Classification of fires

  8. Types of Fire Extinguishers

  9. How to use the Fire Extinguishers

  10. Fire Safety in the Home

 
 
 


Students must register for Community Education activities in advance, the Community Education office is open 8:30am till 4:30pm Monday thru Thursday.  Registration may be done online at
www.canyons.communityext.net, in person at the Community Education office in the new Canyons Hall Room 167, by calling (661)362-3300, or by mailing in a Community Education registration form and payment (CE Registration Form.pdf).