29 CFR 1910.157
Session Objectives You will be able to:    Identify different classes of fire    Choose the appropriate type of extingu...
Fire Triangle   Oxygen   Fuel   Ignition
Class A Ordinary combustibles   Wood   Paper   Plastic   Garbage
Class B Flammable liquids   Grease   Gasoline   Oil   Solvents
Class C Energized electrical  equipment    Appliances    Switches    Panel boxes    Power tools
Class D Combustible metals    Magnesium    Titanium    Potassium and sodium    Pyrophoric materials
Classes of Fires—AnyQuestions?  Any questions about  the fire triangle or the  different classes of  fires?
Extinguishing the Fire  Remove heat  Remove oxygen  Remove the fuel
Water Extinguishers  Rated only for Class A   fires  Spread a grease fire  Cause an electrical   shock on a Class C   f...
Dry Chemical Extinguishers  Best all-around   choice  Help prevent   re-ignition  Make a mess  Class ABC contains   am...
Carbon Dioxide (CO2)Extinguishers  Class BC-rated  Most Contain Carbon     Dioxide    Should not be used on     Class D...
Metal Extinguishers  Class D rated  Powdered copper  Sodium chloride  Form an airtight crust   over the fire
Types of Extinguishers— AnyQuestions?  Any questions about  the different types of  fire extinguishers?
Fight-or-Flight Decision  Alarm has been pulled  Fire dept. has been     called    Fire is small and     contained    ...
PASS  Pull  Aim  Squeeze  Sweep
Inspect Extinguishers  Monthly inspection  Extinguisher not     blocked    Pressure is acceptable    Pin and seal are ...
Care and Maintenance    Keep extinguisher clean    Replace if damaged    Recharge immediately after use    Have hydros...
Locations and Signs  Readily accessible  Highly visible sign.
Types of Extinguishers— AnyQuestions?  Any questions about  using, inspecting,  and maintaining fire  extinguishers?
Key Points to Remember    Fire triangle    Fire hazard class    Know your extinguishers    Fight or flight    PASS
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Portable fire extinguishers home safety

  1. 1. 29 CFR 1910.157
  2. 2. Session Objectives You will be able to:  Identify different classes of fire  Choose the appropriate type of extinguisher  Use a fire extinguisher  Inspect and maintain extinguishers
  3. 3. Fire Triangle  Oxygen  Fuel  Ignition
  4. 4. Class A Ordinary combustibles  Wood  Paper  Plastic  Garbage
  5. 5. Class B Flammable liquids  Grease  Gasoline  Oil  Solvents
  6. 6. Class C Energized electrical equipment  Appliances  Switches  Panel boxes  Power tools
  7. 7. Class D Combustible metals  Magnesium  Titanium  Potassium and sodium  Pyrophoric materials
  8. 8. Classes of Fires—AnyQuestions?  Any questions about the fire triangle or the different classes of fires?
  9. 9. Extinguishing the Fire  Remove heat  Remove oxygen  Remove the fuel
  10. 10. Water Extinguishers  Rated only for Class A fires  Spread a grease fire  Cause an electrical shock on a Class C fire  Increase a metal fire
  11. 11. Dry Chemical Extinguishers  Best all-around choice  Help prevent re-ignition  Make a mess  Class ABC contains ammonium phosphate
  12. 12. Carbon Dioxide (CO2)Extinguishers  Class BC-rated  Most Contain Carbon Dioxide  Should not be used on Class D—metal fires  Do not leave a residue  Are a good choice for computers or electronics  Must be used 3 to 8 feet from the fire
  13. 13. Metal Extinguishers  Class D rated  Powdered copper  Sodium chloride  Form an airtight crust over the fire
  14. 14. Types of Extinguishers— AnyQuestions?  Any questions about the different types of fire extinguishers?
  15. 15. Fight-or-Flight Decision  Alarm has been pulled  Fire dept. has been called  Fire is small and contained  You can avoid the smoke  Exit is clear  Extinguisher is nearby  You have been trained to use the extinguisher
  16. 16. PASS  Pull  Aim  Squeeze  Sweep
  17. 17. Inspect Extinguishers  Monthly inspection  Extinguisher not blocked  Pressure is acceptable  Pin and seal are intact  No dents or damage  Performed by EH&S
  18. 18. Care and Maintenance  Keep extinguisher clean  Replace if damaged  Recharge immediately after use  Have hydrostatic testing done  Remove non-rechargeables after 12 years
  19. 19. Locations and Signs  Readily accessible  Highly visible sign.
  20. 20. Types of Extinguishers— AnyQuestions?  Any questions about using, inspecting, and maintaining fire extinguishers?
  21. 21. Key Points to Remember  Fire triangle  Fire hazard class  Know your extinguishers  Fight or flight  PASS
  22. 22. Http://www.coffeegains.organogold.com

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