Fire Safety Tips

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FIRE SAFETY Tips For Your Facility:

FIRE SAFETY Tips For Your Facility

Elements Of Fire Fire is a chemical reaction involving rapid oxidation or burning of a fuel. It needs four elements to occur: * Fuel * Oxygen * Heat * Chemical reaction.:

October Is National Fire Prevention Month Take away any one of these factors, and the fire cannot exist! Elements Of Fire Fire is a chemical reaction involving rapid oxidation or burning of a fuel. It needs four elements to occur: * Fuel * Oxygen * Heat * Chemical reaction.

Classes Of Fire Fires are classified according to the types of objects being burned: Class A – ordinary combustibles such as wood, paper, cloth, rubber or certain types of plastic Class B – flammable or combustible gases and liquids such as gasoline, kerosene, paint, paint thinners or propane Class C – energized electrical equipment such as appliances, switches or power tools Class D – certain combustible metals such as magnesium, titanium, potassium or sodium. :

Classes Of Fire Fires are classified according to the types of objects being burned: Class A – ordinary combustibles such as wood, paper, cloth, rubber or certain types of plastic Class B – flammable or combustible gases and liquids such as gasoline, kerosene, paint, paint thinners or propane Class C – energized electrical equipment such as appliances, switches or power tools Class D – certain combustible metals such as magnesium, titanium, potassium or sodium.

Fire Extinguishers The faceplate of every fire extinguisher shows the class or classes of fire it is designed to fight. To properly use a fire extinguisher, follow the P-A-S-S procedure: :

Fire Extinguishers The faceplate of every fire extinguisher shows the class or classes of fire it is designed to fight. To properly use a fire extinguisher, follow the P-A-S-S procedure: P Pull the pin A Aim the extinguisher’s hose or nozzle at the bottom of the fire S Squeeze the trigger S Sweep it slowly back and forth, covering the entire fire with the extinguishing substance. October Is National Fire Prevention Month P S A S

What To Do If Fire Occurs Prepare yourself in advance! Take a moment to review your company’s written Emergency Action Plan. It should include::

What To Do If Fire Occurs Prepare yourself in advance! Take a moment to review your company’s written Emergency Action Plan. It should include: October Is National Fire Prevention Month * How to notify the fire department * Detailed evacuation plans * Designated employees in charge of evacuation.

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