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Fire Safety Training

  1. 1. fire safety
  2. 2. it’s very basic …. <ul><li>to give you an understanding of : </li></ul><ul><li>the nature of fire </li></ul><ul><li>fire hazards and risk </li></ul><ul><li>fire prevention </li></ul><ul><li>our fire procedures </li></ul><ul><li>how to select and use a portable fire extinguisher safely </li></ul>
  3. 3. what is fire …. <ul><li>fire [ ˈ fi(-ə)r ] noun   1. fire is a rapid oxidation process that creates light, heat, and smoke, and varies in intensity. it is commonly used to describe either a fuel in a state of combustion (e.g., a campfire, or a lit fireplace or stove) or a violent, destructive and uncontrolled burning (e.g., in buildings) </li></ul>
  4. 4. sources of ignition ….
  5. 6. <ul><li>smoking and naked flames </li></ul><ul><li>electrical faults </li></ul><ul><li>heaters </li></ul><ul><li>contractors tools and equipment </li></ul><ul><li>arson </li></ul>
  6. 7. fuels ….
  7. 8. <ul><li>paper & boxes etc. </li></ul><ul><li>expanded polystyrene beads </li></ul><ul><li>plastics </li></ul><ul><li>solvents </li></ul><ul><li>carpets </li></ul><ul><li>furniture </li></ul><ul><li>waste materials </li></ul>
  8. 9. fire prevention ….
  9. 10. <ul><li>be mindful of fire safety </li></ul><ul><li>don’t block fire exits, call points or extinguishers </li></ul><ul><li>no smoking policy </li></ul><ul><li>don’t wedge fire doors open </li></ul>
  10. 11. fire procedure ….
  11. 12. on hearing alarm …. <ul><li>leave the building immediately (or find refuge area) </li></ul><ul><li>use the nearest exit </li></ul><ul><li>walk quickly but don’t run. </li></ul><ul><li>close doors behind you </li></ul><ul><li>do not delay your exit to collect your belongings </li></ul><ul><li>attend the fire assembly point and report to CVS fire officers </li></ul><ul><li>do not return until told to do so </li></ul>
  12. 17. on finding a fire …. <ul><li>sound the fire alarm </li></ul><ul><li>fight the fire if you are competent and you consider it safe to do so </li></ul><ul><li>evacuate as per normal fire procedure </li></ul><ul><li>inform the fire officers </li></ul><ul><li>fire officers are… </li></ul><ul><li>Matthew Langhorn, John Stevens and Kenny Lieske </li></ul><ul><li>or reception (if no fire officers on site) </li></ul>
  13. 18. on finding a fire…. <ul><li>sound the fire alarm </li></ul><ul><li>fight the fire if you are competent and you consider it safe to do so </li></ul><ul><li>evacuate as per normal fire procedure </li></ul><ul><li>inform the fire officers </li></ul><ul><li>fire officers are… </li></ul><ul><li>Matthew Langhorn, John Stevens and Kenny Lieske </li></ul><ul><li>or reception (if no fire officers on site) </li></ul>
  14. 21. BSEN2 classes of fire…. <ul><li>A - free burning materials, paper, wood, plastics </li></ul><ul><li>B - flammable liquids, petrol, meths, solvents </li></ul><ul><li>C - flammable gases, methane, hydrogen etc. </li></ul><ul><li>D - metals, potassium, sodium, magnesium etc. </li></ul><ul><li>F - cooking fats </li></ul><ul><li>electricity can be involved in any class of fire </li></ul>
  15. 22. BSEN2 classes of fire …. <ul><li>A - free burning materials, paper, wood, plastics </li></ul><ul><li>B - flammable liquids, petrol, meths, solvents </li></ul><ul><li>C - flammable gases, methane, hydrogen etc. </li></ul><ul><li>D - metals, potassium, sodium, magnesium etc. </li></ul><ul><li>F - cooking fats </li></ul><ul><li>electricity can be involved in any class of fire </li></ul>
  16. 23. BSEN2 classes of fire …. <ul><li>A - free burning materials, paper, wood, plastics </li></ul><ul><li>B - flammable liquids, petrol, meths, solvents </li></ul><ul><li>C - flammable gases, methane, hydrogen etc. </li></ul><ul><li>D - metals, potassium, sodium, magnesium etc. </li></ul><ul><li>F - cooking fats </li></ul><ul><li>electricity can be involved in any class of fire </li></ul>
  17. 24. BSEN2 classes of fire …. <ul><li>A - free burning materials, paper, wood, plastics </li></ul><ul><li>B - flammable liquids, petrol, meths, solvents </li></ul><ul><li>C - flammable gases, methane, hydrogen etc . </li></ul><ul><li>D - metals, potassium, sodium, magnesium etc. </li></ul><ul><li>F - cooking fats </li></ul><ul><li>electricity can be involved in any class of fire </li></ul>
  18. 25. BSEN2 classes of fire …. <ul><li>A - free burning materials, paper, wood, plastics </li></ul><ul><li>B - flammable liquids, petrol, meths, solvents </li></ul><ul><li>C - flammable gases, methane, hydrogen etc. </li></ul><ul><li>D - metals, potassium, sodium, magnesium etc. </li></ul><ul><li>F - cooking fats </li></ul><ul><li>electricity can be involved in any class of fire </li></ul>
  19. 26. BSEN2 classes of fire …. <ul><li>A - free burning materials, paper, wood, plastics </li></ul><ul><li>B - flammable liquids, petrol, meths, solvents </li></ul><ul><li>C - flammable gases, methane, hydrogen etc. </li></ul><ul><li>D - metals, potassium, sodium, magnesium etc. </li></ul><ul><li>F - cooking fats </li></ul><ul><li>electricity can be involved in any class of fire </li></ul>
  20. 27. BSEN2 classes of fire…. <ul><li>A - free burning materials, paper, wood, plastics </li></ul><ul><li>B - flammable liquids, petrol, meths, solvents </li></ul><ul><li>C - flammable gases, methane, hydrogen etc. </li></ul><ul><li>D - metals, potassium, sodium, magnesium etc. </li></ul><ul><li>F - cooking fats </li></ul><ul><li>electricity can be involved in any class of fire </li></ul>
  21. 35. do not fight a fire…. <ul><li>it is bigger than a waste paper bin </li></ul><ul><li>one extinguisher is not enough </li></ul><ul><li>smoke is affecting your breathing </li></ul><ul><li>you cannot see the way out </li></ul><ul><li>gas cylinders or chemicals are involved </li></ul><ul><li>your efforts are not reducing the size of the fire </li></ul>
  22. 36. more information …. <ul><li>useful documents </li></ul><ul><li>www.priorystreetcentre.org.uk/fireevacuationplan.doc </li></ul><ul><li>www.priorystreetcentre.org.uk/riskassessment.doc </li></ul><ul><li>www.priorystreetcentre.org.uk/hands07.doc </li></ul><ul><li>slidecast available at </li></ul><ul><li>www.slideshare.net </li></ul>

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