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Fire prevention and good housekeeping go hand in hand for obvious reasons, not only on the job- site but in the home and office as well. Fires can start anywhere, at anytime, and this is why it's so important to know how to use a fire extinguisher correctly, and also to know which extinguisher to use for different types of fires.
CLASS 'A' FIRES - These fires consist of wood, paper, rags,
rubbish and ordinary combustible materials, the kinds of materials typically
found on a construction site.
CLASS 'B' FIRES - These consist of flammable liquids, oil and
CLASS 'C' FIRES - are electrical fires, usually dealing with some type of electrical equipment RECOMMENDED EXTINGUISHERS - Carbon dioxide and (ABC) dry chemical type. FIGHTING THE FIRE - Use short bursts on the fire. When the electrical current is shut off on i "Class 'C' Fire, it can become a Class 'A' Fire if materials around the original fire are ignited.
CLASS 'D' FIRES - Combustible metals.
Post emergency phone numbers at each telephone, on the job and at home.
THE KEY TO ALL FIRE EXTINGUISHERS IS KNOWING HOW TO USE THEM BE SURE THEY'RE ALWAYS AVAILABLE IN YOUR WORK AREA, IT'S TOO LATE TO GO SEARCHING FOR ONE WHEN A FIRE BREAKS OUT
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