Controlling Utilities

Utility Control Basics
Format of Program: Class presented as lecture (on-line coming soon). No Hands On Program.

Program Length:  Didactic 3 Hours 20 Minutes    Prices: Contact us for pricing details

The course meets the requirements of NFPA® 1001 for Firefighter I.

Program description:

Upon completion of this program the student shall be able to:

  • Understand Electric Hazards
  • Electric Distribution
  • Emergency Response
  • Downed Wires
  • Substations
  • Car/Pole Accidents
  • Underground Lines and Equipment
  • Aerial Equipment
  • Structure Fires
  • Pole and Pole-Mounted Equipment Fires
  • Animal Rescue
  • Natural Gas Hazards
  • Natural Gas Distribution
  • Properties of Natural Gas
  • Transmission Facilities
  • Local Distribution
  • Piping System
  • Telemetering
  • Liquid Odorant Storage
  • Other Fuel Types
  • Shutting Off Natural Gas at the Source
  • Closing Natural Gas Valves
  • Service Laterals
  • Outside Meters and Valves
  • Inside Meters and Valves
  • Large Buildings/Industrial and Commercial
  • Emergency Response
  • General Precautions
  • Specific Emergency Actions
  • Sources of Ignition
  • Incomplete Combustion and Carbon Monoxide
  • Electric Emergency Response Guidelines
  • Natural Gas Emergency Response Guidelines