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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.

Important:  Pre-registration required!  Walk-in registration is not available for this class.


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

  • Introduction
  • Laws pertaining to Hospital employeesCalifornia Code of Regulations, Title 19
  • Los Angeles City Fire Code, 57.113.09
  • Learning about hospital in regards to EvacuationEvacuation Signs
  • Stairwell Signs
  • Knowing Stairwell exits
  • Fire Protection Systems installed in hospitals
  • Basic Fire Behavior in Structures
  • Fire Procedures as required by LAFD
  • Rescuing patients and closing doors
  • Proper Carries
  • Proper way of sounding the alarm
  • L.A. City law regarding when to call the fire department
  • When to fight the fire
  • Evacuation of other patients
  • Two person carries
  • Who is moved first
  • Classification of fires
  • Types of Fire Extinguishers
  • How to use the Fire Extinguishers
  • 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  in person at the Community Education office in the new Canyons Hall Room 167, by calling (661)362-3300.