Kurse der PSI-Akademie
K 913 E 

Fire and explosion protection (PSI-Akademie)


  • Basics: reduce fire load by diligent arrangements
  • Fire triangle
  • Hazards by reactive compounds (chemicals and gases)
  • Management of chemicals, rules for combined storage of chemicals, disposal of chemicals
  • Explosion, handling organic solvents, combined hazards
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Fire protective actions and installations
  • Fighting against fires
  • Actions in case of emergency: alerting, escape routes, assembly points
  • Emergency organization
  • Information sources: homepage, directives, responsible persons
  • Short test

Previous participation in course 910 E "Chemical safety, basics" is recommended. This afternoon course will be held in English, the slides are in German/English. If there are less than 6 participants two days prior to the course, the participants will be regrouped in the German course 913, taking place the same day in the morning.


13.30 – 15.30 h


PSI Education Center OSGA (room see Infopoint at the entrance)

Instructors / Contacts

Presentation: Louis Tiefenauer, Tel. 2514, Louis.Tiefenauer@psi.ch
Fire protection expert: Alois Bächli, Tel. 2037, Alois.Baechli@psi.ch

Please note that in case of no-show an adminstrative fee of CHF 50.- will be charged.

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