Firesafety By Saeed


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  • As a result of fire in their home, The wife, husband and their five adult boys died while they were sleeping (They were my neighbors) The only survivor is a 21 year old boy who was in Riyadh doing his final exam at university The Police investigator’s final report said the cause of the fire was an electrical spark, the fire quick spread and soon the whole house was on fire . In my presentation therefore , to avoid such tragedies, I want to focus on how to prevent fires and keep our families safe. May 22, 2005
  • My presentation address three areas………. Click ….
  • In this slide we identify the fire triangle For a fire to occur, there should be fuel, energy and oxygen. Read…….. So how can a fire can be prevented ?. ………… ..
  • This statement simplifies the situation. Read……….. In my next slide I will discuses some fire warning systems and fire control systems.
  • First to warn of fires and smoke in your home, install heat or smoke detectors. These are very cheap any easy to install. Second, install a kitchen hood system above your Cooker Third, and more expensive – consider installing an automatic sprinkler system. NEXT… I will discuss Exit Drills
  • As you know Saudi Aramco spends a lot of time and effort to educate us on safety. Therefore, we in turn should educate and teach our families on how to keep safe in case of fire.
  • Read ………… & Remember
  • Read…………. A note on fire extinguishers……………..
  • Fire extinguishers are not too expensive and are available in the local market. I recommend everyone of us should have at least two fire extinguishers at home and know how and when to operate them…. A few final points….
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  • Firesafety By Saeed

    1. 1. Fire Safety Fire Safety: Prevention, Exit Drills and Hazards Presented By: Saeed Al-Nasri
    2. 2. Fire Safety <ul><li>How can you protect your FAMILY and your HOME from FIRE? </li></ul><ul><li>How can you prevent FIRE? </li></ul><ul><li>What to do if your house caught FIRE? </li></ul><ul><li>NOW IS THE TIME TO FIND OUT! </li></ul><ul><li>Remember … FIRE strikes Anytime .. Anywhere … </li></ul><ul><li>So BE AWARE </li></ul>
    3. 3. Fire Prevention <ul><li>The “Fire Triangle” identifies the three components of any fire: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fuel paper, wood, flammable gas, energized electrical equipment, etc... </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Energy (heat), sufficient to support combustion. Often referred to as the ignition source. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Oxygen (air) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IF ANY ONE OF THESE IS MISSING, A FIRE CANNOT CONTINUE. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>THEREFORE … </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Prevention <ul><li>Prevention is based on eliminating or minimizing one of the components of the “Fire Triangle”. </li></ul>
    5. 5. Fire Warning and Control Systems <ul><li>These fire warning systems such as : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Heat and/or smoke detectors. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kitchen hood system. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Automatic fire sprinkler systems. </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Exit Drills <ul><li>At home , you and your family should practice a fire drill from time to time </li></ul>
    7. 7. Evacuation <ul><li>Primary and secondary evacuation routes should be established, and all your family should be involved in evacuation procedures, and know safe exits. </li></ul><ul><li>Exits should be clear and not blocked. </li></ul>
    8. 8. Evacuation Planning <ul><li>Make sure everyone in your family knows and practices escape routes from every room in your home. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember to escape first, know how to notify the fire department, and when to call for help. </li></ul><ul><li>Never open doors that are hot to touch. </li></ul><ul><li>Teach your family if their clothes catch fire to stop, drop to ground and roll until the flames are extinguish. </li></ul>
    9. 9. Remember to RACE during a fire <ul><li>R escue – rescue anyone in immediate danger. </li></ul><ul><li>A lert – yell out&quot; Fire” </li></ul><ul><li>dial your area emergency phone number. </li></ul><ul><li>C ontain – Close all doors and windows. </li></ul><ul><li>E xtinguish/Evacuate – Extinguish small fires, evacuate the building. </li></ul>
    10. 10. Fire Extinguishers <ul><li>Remember this easy acronym when using an extinguisher - P.A.S.S. </li></ul><ul><li>P ull the pin. </li></ul><ul><li>A im the nozzle. </li></ul><ul><li>S queeze the handle. </li></ul><ul><li>S weep side to side at the base of the fire. </li></ul><ul><li>NOTE: If, when using a fire extinguisher, the fire is physically larger than you can safely handle, evacuate the area and notify others , and call your area fire station department. </li></ul>
    11. 11. Remember the Following <ul><li>Involve everyone, including children in emergency evacuation plans. </li></ul><ul><li>Smoking is still the main cause of house fires. </li></ul><ul><li>When using portable heating devices, keep them far away from flammable materials. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not overload electrical outlets. </li></ul><ul><li>Practice good housekeeping techniques. </li></ul><ul><li>Use non flammable storage cabinets. </li></ul>
    12. 12. NOW Let us together watch the five minutes video clips and learn more how to prevent FIRE
    13. 13. THE END Thanks for attending Saeed Al-Nassri