Fire Safety & Extinguisher Safety Training

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Fire Safety & Extinguisher Safety Training

  1. 1. Fire Safety & Extinguisher<br />Safety Training <br />
  2. 2. There are three things that must be<br /> present to make fire. What are they?<br />
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  4. 4. Fire safety is based on the principle of<br />keeping fuel sources and ignition sources separate. <br />Take away the oxygen, the fuel, or the heat source, and the fire is extinguished!<br />
  5. 5. Fuel Classifications<br />Class A: Wood, paper, cloth, trash Basically, solids that are not metal.<br />Class B: Flammable liquids. Gasoline, oil, grease, acetone ect. Also includes gases.<br />
  6. 6. Fuel Classifications<br />Class C: Electrical. Energized electrical equipment. As long as it is plugged in.<br />Class D: Metals – potassium, sodium, aluminum, magnesium ect.<br />
  7. 7. Fuel Classifications (Cont)<br />Fire Extinguishers have a pictograph label stating the types of fire it is designed to fight.<br />
  8. 8. Types Of Fire Extinguishers<br />How many are there?<br />
  9. 9. There are 3 types<br />Water (APW)<br />
  10. 10. Water (APW)<br />Stands 2 feet tall, weighs 25 pounds.<br />APW = Air Pressurized Water.<br />Has regular tap water and filled with pressurized air.<br />
  11. 11. What they do.<br />Extinguish fires by taking away the Heat element.<br />Designed for Class A fires only.<br />
  12. 12. Types Of Fire Extinguishers (Cont)<br />2. Carbon Dioxide ( CO2 )<br />
  13. 13. What they do.<br />Extinguish fires by taking away the<br />oxygen element.<br />Designed for Class B & C fires.<br />Weigh 5 to 100 pounds.<br />Recharge every 5 years.<br />Dry Ice might shoot out.<br />
  14. 14. Types Of Fire Extinguishers (Cont)<br />3. Dry Chemical (ABC )<br />
  15. 15. What they do.<br />Extinguish fires by coating the fuel with layers of yellow dust, which separate the fuel from oxygen.<br />Composed of monoammonium phosphate, pressurized with nitrogen.<br />May come in DC, ABC, or BC extinguishers.<br />
  16. 16. How to use a fire extinguisher.<br />Remember the acronym PASS.<br />Pull - the pin.<br />Aim - at the base.<br />Squeeze – the handle.<br />Sweep – from side to side.<br />
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  18. 18. Aim at base of fire.<br />
  19. 19. Aim at base of fire.<br />
  20. 20. Rules for fighting fires.<br />Dial 55. Say Code 1 ( Fire )<br />Help anyone in immediate danger.<br />Activate alarm when told to do so.<br />Know what is burning! Why?<br />Do not fight the fire if it’s too big or your instincts tell you not to.<br />Keep your back to the door.<br />
  21. 21. Remember!<br />You are not a fireman or trained to fight fires. Don’t be a hero. If in doubt…run.<br />But try to save our workplace.<br />
  22. 22. Mahalo for your time.<br />Aloha<br />

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