At the conclusion of this course, you will be able to: 

  • Examine performance data collected during rigorous testing designed to compare the contribution of old and new refrigerants in a fire relative to heat and gases generated.
  • Examine the potential of refrigerants for flash fire, deflagration or explosion in residential and commercial applications.
  • Document the impact that refrigerant leakage has on fire dynamics during fire suppression and overhaul operations.

Course Lessons

  • Introduction 0:05
  • Classification of Refrigerants 0:03
  • Tactical Considerations 0:21
  • Summary and Final Assessment 0:15

Applicable NFPA Standards

NFPA 1001 (2019): 4.3.1, 4.3.10, 4.3.11, 4.3.12, 4.3.13, 5.3.1, 5.3.2