Does anyone know if there is wording in a standard or code that explains much safer a layperson is after attending portable fire extinguisher training than one who hasn't? Thank you
Typical language in codes, standards, and regulations is designed to communicate to us what is permitted, not permitted, limitations or restrictions, etc. It is not common for such texts to define or explain something like the benefit of training.
I haven't personally heard of any such study although it is certainly possible one may have been done. You might want to contact the Fire Equipment Manufacturers' Association... if anyone would know about such a study it would likely be them!
More than likely not
To many variables
Did they have on class and a fire the next day
Did they have one class and a fire five years from than
Was it hands on with real fire or just a talk
Did they listen , was it tested
Give the classes, you never know what they learned, remembered, or even how they will react in real life
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