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Fire Safety Training (Updated)

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  • 1. fire safety
  • 2. it’s very basic ….
    • to give you an understanding of :
    • the nature of fire
    • fire hazards and risk
    • fire prevention
    • our fire procedures
    • how to select and use a portable fire extinguisher safely
  • 3. fire prevention ….
  • 4.
    • be mindful of fire safety
    • don’t block fire exits, call points or extinguishers
    • no smoking policy
    • don’t wedge fire doors open
  • 5. fire procedure ….
  • 6. on hearing alarm ….
    • leave the building immediately (or find refuge area)
    • use the nearest exit
    • walk quickly but don’t run.
    • close doors behind you
    • do not delay your exit to collect your belongings
    • attend the fire assembly point and report to CVS fire officers
    • do not return until told to do so
  • 7.  
  • 8.  
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  • 11. on finding a fire ….
    • sound the fire alarm
    • fight the fire if you are competent and you consider it safe to do so
    • evacuate as per normal fire procedure
    • inform the fire officers
    • fire officers are…
    • Matthew Langhorn, John Stevens and Kenny Lieske
    • or reception (if no fire officers on site)
  • 12. on finding a fire….
    • sound the fire alarm
    • fight the fire if you are competent and you consider it safe to do so
    • evacuate as per normal fire procedure
    • inform the fire officers
    • fire officers are…
    • Matthew Langhorn, John Stevens and Kenny Lieske
    • or reception (if no fire officers on site)
  • 13.  
  • 14.  
  • 15. in order to understand how fire extinguishers work… you need to know a little bit about fire
  • 16. what is fire ….
    • 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)
  • 17. fire triangle …. fire extinguishers work by removing one or more of these elements
  • 18. sources of ignition ….
  • 19.  
  • 20.
    • smoking and naked flames
    • electrical faults
    • heaters
    • contractors tools and equipment
    • arson
  • 21. fuels ….
  • 22.
    • paper & boxes etc.
    • expanded polystyrene beads
    • plastics
    • solvents
    • carpets
    • furniture
    • waste materials
  • 23. BSEN2 classes of fire….
    • A - free burning materials, paper, wood, plastics
    • B - flammable liquids, petrol, meths, solvents
    • C - flammable gases, methane, hydrogen etc.
    • D - metals, potassium, sodium, magnesium etc.
    • F - cooking fats
    • electricity can be involved in any class of fire
  • 24. BSEN2 classes of fire ….
    • A - free burning materials, paper, wood, plastics
    • B - flammable liquids, petrol, meths, solvents
    • C - flammable gases, methane, hydrogen etc.
    • D - metals, potassium, sodium, magnesium etc.
    • F - cooking fats
    • electricity can be involved in any class of fire
  • 25. BSEN2 classes of fire ….
    • A - free burning materials, paper, wood, plastics
    • B - flammable liquids, petrol, meths, solvents
    • C - flammable gases, methane, hydrogen etc.
    • D - metals, potassium, sodium, magnesium etc.
    • F - cooking fats
    • electricity can be involved in any class of fire
  • 26. BSEN2 classes of fire ….
    • A - free burning materials, paper, wood, plastics
    • B - flammable liquids, petrol, meths, solvents
    • C - flammable gases, methane, hydrogen etc .
    • D - metals, potassium, sodium, magnesium etc.
    • F - cooking fats
    • electricity can be involved in any class of fire
  • 27. BSEN2 classes of fire ….
    • A - free burning materials, paper, wood, plastics
    • B - flammable liquids, petrol, meths, solvents
    • C - flammable gases, methane, hydrogen etc.
    • D - metals, potassium, sodium, magnesium etc.
    • F - cooking fats
    • electricity can be involved in any class of fire
  • 28. BSEN2 classes of fire ….
    • A - free burning materials, paper, wood, plastics
    • B - flammable liquids, petrol, meths, solvents
    • C - flammable gases, methane, hydrogen etc.
    • D - metals, potassium, sodium, magnesium etc.
    • F - cooking fats
    • electricity can be involved in any class of fire
  • 29. BSEN2 classes of fire….
    • A - free burning materials, paper, wood, plastics
    • B - flammable liquids, petrol, meths, solvents
    • C - flammable gases, methane, hydrogen etc.
    • D - metals, potassium, sodium, magnesium etc.
    • F - cooking fats
    • electricity can be involved in any class of fire
  • 30.  
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  • 37. using an extinguisher ….
    • pull the pin
    • aim at the base of the fire
    • squeeze the handle
    • sweep from side to side
    • start using the extinguisher from a safe distance
  • 38. do not fight a fire if….
    • it is bigger than a waste paper bin
    • one extinguisher is not enough
    • smoke is affecting your breathing
    • you cannot see the way out
    • gas cylinders or chemicals are involved
    • your efforts are not reducing the size of the fire
  • 39. more information ….
    • useful documents
    • www.priorystreetcentre.org.uk/fireevacuationplan.doc
    • www.priorystreetcentre.org.uk/riskassessment.doc
    • www.priorystreetcentre.org.uk/hands07.doc
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