Fire Safety Guide

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    Fire Safety Guide

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    OSHA requires that if the employer provides fire extinguishers for employees to use, the employees must be trained to properly use them. As a quick guide to being prepared, you should know the following.

    A portable fire extinguisher is a "first aid" device and is very effective when used while the fire is small. The use of fire extinguisher that matches the class of fire, by a person who is well trained, can save both lives and property. Portable fire extinguishers must be installed in workplaces regardless of other firefighting measures. The successful performance of a fire extinguisher in a fire situation largely depends on its proper selection, inspection, maintenance, and distribution.

    There are four different types of fires:
    bullet Type A - ordinary combustibles such as wood, cloth, paper, rubber and many plastics
    bullet Type B - flammable liquids, such as gasoline, oil, grease, tar, oil-based paint, lacquer, and flammable gas
    bullet Type C - energized electrical equipment, including wiring, fuse boxes, circuit breakers, machinery and appliances
    bullet Type D - combustible metals such as magnesium and potassium (uncommon)

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