Fire Watch

Shipyard Firewatch, 2 Hours

Course Description
The fire watch training course meets OSHA’s requirements for initial and annual training in accordance with 29 CFR 1915, Subpart P.  Topics covered include: fire characteristics, types of fires, fire prevention, and fire extinguishing equipment and use (includes extinguishing a live contained fire).


  • Fire and extinguisher basics
  • Fire prevention measures
  • Evacuation procedures
  • Fire watch responsibilities
  • Fixed extinguishing systems
  • Training requirements for fire watches

Online Fire Watch Training Course

Maritime Fire Watch
Contains the “must knows” only, the required information like fire behavior, classes of fire, extinguishing fires, fire watch duties, fire watch hazards and more. This course is suitable for anyone who will be assigned fire watch duties, or who needs to be aware of the duties of a fire watch.

Maritime Fire Watch Supervisor
Includes the “must knows” and additional information about confined spaces, enclosed spaces, and other dangerous atmospheres as well as more detail in some of the other subject areas. This is suitable for supervisors and key employees, as well as fire watches where more comprehensive training is desired.

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Maritime Fire Watch $25 per course
Maritime Fire Watch Supervisor $60 per course

Contact Kris Compau at (206) 331-4130 ext 115 or for assistance or more information.

All courses must be completed within 7 days of purchase.

Some site-specific and hands on training is required for certification as a fire watch. An onsite sign off sheet including an outline of required topics/activities will print with the classroom training certificate. A qualified supervisor should be able to quickly document demonstration of hands-on skills and other required site specific information.