FIRE AND SAFETY
The operation of a petroleum facility is extremely hazardous: however; there are a number of precautions which
can be taken to reduce the possibility of a serious incident occurring.
During this block of instruction we will discuss how we can prevent loss of life and property caused by fire and
safety hazards through the development and application of proper safety procedures.
Terminal Learning Objective:
Identify POL safety equipment and clothing, procedures to control ignition procedures, first aid
procedures for casualties resulting from petroleum handling, types of extinguishers required for
different classes of fire, and procedures for developing a Petroleum Fire Prevention and Safety
Program, while identifying environmental considerations and viable resolutions.
Condition: Given subcourse QM 5097.
Standards: The soldier must score a minimum of 70 percent on the end of subcourse examination.