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  • Class “A” fires are composed of ordinary combustibles such as wood, paper, cloth, rubber and certain types of plastic.Class “B” fires are composed of flammable and combustible liquids
  • Presentation on fire extinguisher

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    2. 2. ● Classifications of fire. Types of portable fire extinguishers. How to use a portable fire extinguisher. Making the “right” decision. 2
    3. 3. is an active fire protection device used to extinguish or control small fire, often in emergency situation. CO2 Dry Chemical Clean Guard Wet Chemical 3
    4. 4. Fire Extinguishers • Not all fire extinguishers are the same. • Use proper class of fire extinguisher only on fire it was designed for. • Know where fire extinguishers are located and what class they are. • Number 1 goal = Safety.
    5. 5. How Fire Are Classified CLASS A: wood, paper, cloth, rubber and some plastics. CLASS B: Flammable liquids such as gasoline, kerosene, paint, paint thinner and diesel CLASS C: Energized electrical equipment, such as appliances, Switches, panel boxes and power tools CLASS D: Metals, such as magnesium, potassium and sodium.
    6. 6. How to Use a Fire Extinguisher It’s easy to remember how to use fire extinguisher if you remember the acronym PASS: PULL AIM SQUEEZE SWEEP
    7. 7. How to Use a Fire Extinguisher Pull the pin… This will allow you to discharge the extinguisher Aim at the base of the fire… Hit the fuel. If you aim at the flames... Squeeze the top handle… the extinguishing agent will fly right through and do no good. This depresses a button that releases the pressurized extinguishing agent. Sweep from side to side… until the fire is completely out. Start using the extinguisher from a safe distance away, then slowly move forward. Once the fire is out, keep an eye on the area in case it re-occur.
    8. 8. Rules for Fighting Fires Fire can be very dangerous and you should always be certain that you will not endanger yourself or others when attempting to put out a fire. For this reason, when a fire is discovered… 1. Assist any person in immediate danger to safety, if it can be accomplished without risk to yourself. 2. Call 911 or activate the building fire alarm. 3. Know what is burning. If you don’t know what’s burning, you won’t know what kind of extinguisher to use. 4. As you evacuate a building, close doors and windows behind you as you leave. This will help to slow the spread of smoke and fire.
    9. 9. Rules for Fighting Fires Do not fight fire if:  You don’t have adequate or appropriate equipment. If you don’t have the correct type or large enough extinguisher, it is best not to try fighting the fire.  Your instincts tell you not to. If you are uncomfortable with the situation for any reason, just let the fire department do their job.
    10. 10. Rules for Fighting Fires The final rule is to always position yourself with an exit or means of escape at your back before you attempt to use an extinguisher to put out a fire. In case the extinguisher malfunctions, or something unexpected happens, you need to be able to get out quickly. So that you wouldn’t be trapped.
    11. 11. Always Report the Use of a Fire Extinguisher Report any use of fire extinguisher to EHS as soon as possible. The extinguisher must be inspected and refilled to make sure it is ready for use in an emergency.
    12. 12. Conclusion Fire extinguishers should be everywhere within the buildings, work places, hotels and, hopefully, YOUR HOME! Being comfortable using extinguishers involves being familiar with them. Make sure you know where the closest fire extinguisher is, what type it is and what class of fire it can be used to extinguish. Remember, being able to use fire extinguisher correctly could save your life or the lives of others!
    13. 13. LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT EMERGENCY NUMBERS Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) Emergency Management Dr. O. D Oke Osanyintolu (General Manager ) Olusegun Magnus 08060907333 lasambus@yhoo.co.uk 08055535515 kunmimagnus@yahoo.com Toll free Emergency dial - 767 (Police, Ambulance, Emergencies etc) Fire Service - 01 6584712, 7280500, 7280501, 7280502, 7280503 LASAMBUS - 01 6584713 LASTMA - 01 6584715 KAI - 01 6583684 LASEMA - 01 4187160, 4187161, 4187162 Child & Women Abuse (Domestic Violence) - 01 7617508 AA Rescue (Vehicle Breakdown Assistance) - 4614999, 08025551111/3333, 08035612222 Flying Doctors (Air ambulances and medical crews) - 0706 920 1299 FIRE STATIONS EMERGENCY NUMBERS LOCATION OFFICER TO CONTACT GSM ALAUSA FIRE STATION Mr. Akomolafe John 08025307879 The Secretary Alausa Complex. Mr. Johnson Agiri 08082859967 IKEJA FIRE STATION Mr. Adebowale Sunday 08026626868 Bolaji Bank Antony Way Ikeja. Mr. Falako Popoola 08028169988 ISOLO FIRE STATION Mr. Lawal Hakeem Ogunaike 08051532410 Osodi –Isolo Express Way Toyota Bustop Isolo. Mr. oduntan Folarin Odunwole 08024643111 ILUPEJU FIRE STATION Mr. Alimi Shittu 08027528643 Town Planning Way Ilupeju. Mr. Mustapha Hakeem 08059571800 AGEGE FIRE STATION Mr. Hunge Guton 08023129090 Oke -Odo Agege Mr. Arogunyo Olawale 08056064334 EPE FIRE STATION Mr. Adekoya Fatai 08056462363 Local Government Secretariat Itamarun. Mr. Adebayo Musbau 08034681727
    14. 14. THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME !

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