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Fire protection

  1. 1. FireProtection<br />By :<br />Adnan Masood <br />Manager QHSE<br />At TCG<br />1<br />Adnan Masood Manager QHSE at TCG {Cell # 0336-2350594}<br />
  2. 2. Fire Tetrahedron<br /><ul><li>Basic components of a fire are:
  3. 3. fuel
  4. 4. source of ignition
  5. 5. oxygen
  6. 6. process of combustion
  7. 7. Commonly referred to as the "fire tetrahedron"</li></ul>2<br />Adnan Masood Manager QHSE at TCG {Cell # 0336-2350594}<br />
  8. 8. Scope, application and definitions<br /><ul><li>Scope
  9. 9. This subpart contains requirements for fire brigades, and all portable and fixed fire suppression equipment, fire detection systems, and fire or employee alarm systems installed to meet the fire protection requirements of 29 CFR Part 1910.</li></ul>3<br />Adnan Masood Manager QHSE at TCG {Cell # 0336-2350594}<br />
  10. 10. Scope, application and definitions<br /><ul><li>Application.
  11. 11. This subpart applies to all employments except for maritime, construction, and agriculture.
  12. 12. Definitions applicable to this subpart.</li></ul>4<br />Adnan Masood Manager QHSE at TCG {Cell # 0336-2350594}<br />
  13. 13. Scope, application and definitions<br /><ul><li>"Class A fire" means a fire involving ordinary combustible materials such as paper, wood, cloth, and some rubber and plastic materials.</li></ul>5<br />Adnan Masood Manager QHSE at TCG {Cell # 0336-2350594}<br />
  14. 14. Scope, application and definitions<br /><ul><li>"Class B fire" means a fire involving flammable or combustible liquids, flammable gases, greases and similar materials, and some rubber and plastic materials.</li></ul>6<br />Adnan Masood Manager QHSE at TCG {Cell # 0336-2350594}<br />
  15. 15. Scope, application and definitions<br /><ul><li>"Class C fire" means a fire involving energized electrical equipment where safety to the employee requires the use of electrically nonconductive extinguishing media.</li></ul>7<br />Adnan Masood Manager QHSE at TCG {Cell # 0336-2350594}<br />
  16. 16. Scope, application and definitions<br /><ul><li>"Class D fire" means a fire involving combustible metals such as magnesium, titanium, zirconium, sodium, lithium and potassium.</li></ul>8<br />Adnan Masood Manager QHSE at TCG {Cell # 0336-2350594}<br />
  17. 17. Fire / Life SafetyFire Protection<br /><ul><li>Class A Fires: Ordinary combustibles such as wood and paper.
  18. 18. Class B Fires: Flammable and combustible liquids and gases.
  19. 19. Class C Fires: Energized electrical equipment.
  20. 20. Class D Fires: Combustible metals.
  21. 21. Class K Fires: Cooking Oils and Fats.</li></ul>9<br />Adnan Masood Manager QHSE at TCG {Cell # 0336-2350594}<br />
  22. 22. Fire Brigades<br /><ul><li>This section contains requirements for:
  23. 23. Organization
  24. 24. Training
  25. 25. Personal Protective Equipment</li></ul>10<br />Adnan Masood Manager QHSE at TCG {Cell # 0336-2350594}<br />
  26. 26. Fire Brigades<br /><ul><li>Organization
  27. 27. Employer shall prepare and maintain a written policy statement which:
  28. 28. Establishes the fire brigade and its organizational structure
  29. 29. Defines the functions to be performed; and
  30. 30. States training program requirements.
  31. 31. The employer must assure that employees who are expected to do interior structural firefighting are physically capable of performing duties</li></ul>11<br />Adnan Masood Manager QHSE at TCG {Cell # 0336-2350594}<br />
  32. 32. Fire Brigades<br /><ul><li>Training and Education
  33. 33. Shall be conducted prior to assignment
  34. 34. At least annually
  35. 35. Quarterly training or education sessions are required for fire brigades expected to perform interior structural fire fighting.</li></ul>12<br />Adnan Masood Manager QHSE at TCG {Cell # 0336-2350594}<br />
  36. 36. Fire Brigades<br /><ul><li>Fire Fighting Equipment
  37. 37. The employer shall maintain and inspect, at least annually, fire fighting equipment to assure safe operational condition of the equipment.
  38. 38. Portable fire extinguishers shall be inspected at least monthly
  39. 39. Respirators shall be inspected at least monthly</li></ul>13<br />Adnan Masood Manager QHSE at TCG {Cell # 0336-2350594}<br />
  40. 40. Fire Brigades<br /><ul><li>Protective Clothing
  41. 41. Foot and leg protection
  42. 42. Body protection
  43. 43. Hand Protection
  44. 44. Head, eye and face protection</li></ul>14<br />Adnan Masood Manager QHSE at TCG {Cell # 0336-2350594}<br />
  45. 45. Fire Brigades<br /><ul><li>Respiratory Protection Devices
  46. 46. The employer shall assure that respiratory protection devices worn by fire brigade members meet the requirements of 1910.134
  47. 47. A minimum rating of 30 minutes
  48. 48. Requires use of 2 in 2 out rule</li></ul>15<br />Adnan Masood Manager QHSE at TCG {Cell # 0336-2350594}<br />
  49. 49. Portable Fire Extinguishers <br /><ul><li>Requirements
  50. 50. Placement
  51. 51. Use
  52. 52. Maintenance
  53. 53. Testing</li></ul>16<br />Adnan Masood Manager QHSE at TCG {Cell # 0336-2350594}<br />
  54. 54. Portable Fire Extinguishers <br />If portable fire extinguishers are provided for employee use, the employer must mount, locate and identify them so workers can access them without subjecting themselves to possible injury.<br />Blocked extinguisher<br />17<br />Adnan Masood Manager QHSE at TCG {Cell # 0336-2350594}<br />
  55. 55. Extinguisher Classification <br />Letter classification given an extinguisher to designate the class or classes of fire on which it will be effective.<br /><ul><li>Class A – ordinary combustibles (wood, cloth, paper)
  56. 56. Class B – flammable liquids, gases, greases
  57. 57. Class C – energized electrical equipment
  58. 58. Class D – combustible metals</li></ul>Ordinary<br />Flammable<br />Electrical<br />A<br />C<br />B<br />C<br />D<br />Equipment<br />Combustibles<br />Liquids<br />18<br />Adnan Masood Manager QHSE at TCG {Cell # 0336-2350594}<br />
  59. 59. Portable Fire ExtinguisherTraining and Education<br /><ul><li>Where portable fire extinguishers have been provided for employee use in the workplace, employees must be provided with an educational program on the:
  60. 60. General principles of fire extinguisher use
  61. 61. Hazards of incipient (beginning) stage fire fighting
  62. 62. Employees designated to use extinguishers must receive instruction and hands-on practice in the operation of equipment</li></ul>19<br />Adnan Masood Manager QHSE at TCG {Cell # 0336-2350594}<br />
  63. 63. Portable Fire Extinguisher<br /><ul><li>General Requirements
  64. 64. Mount, locate and identify extinguishers so that they are readily accessible
  65. 65. Only approved extinguishers shall be used
  66. 66. Maintain extinguishers in a fully charged and operable condition</li></ul>20<br />Adnan Masood Manager QHSE at TCG {Cell # 0336-2350594}<br />
  67. 67. Portable Fire Extinguisher<br /><ul><li>Selection and Distribution
  68. 68. Based on Classes of anticipated workplace fires
  69. 69. On size and degree of hazard</li></ul>21<br />Adnan Masood Manager QHSE at TCG {Cell # 0336-2350594}<br />
  70. 70. Portable Fire Extinguisher<br /><ul><li>Extinguishers shall be distributed so that maximum travel distances apply:
  71. 71. Class A 75 feet
  72. 72. Class B 50 feet
  73. 73. Class C Based on appropriate pattern
  74. 74. Class D 75 feet</li></ul>22<br />Adnan Masood Manager QHSE at TCG {Cell # 0336-2350594}<br />
  75. 75. Summary<br /><ul><li>This is only a small portion of Subpart L
  76. 76. Research the standard for standpipe and fixed system requirements.
  77. 77. What is a Class B fire?
  78. 78. Does an interior fire brigade require quarterly training?</li></ul>Thanks,<br />Adnan Masood <br />Manager QHSE<br />TCG<br />23<br />Adnan Masood Manager QHSE at TCG {Cell # 0336-2350594}<br />

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