Sunday, September 24, 2017

Fire

Safety meetings related to fire prevention, detection and response

Fire Prevention

Fire can be a useful tool in a controlled situation – like in a fireplace or grilling out. But nothing can be as terrifying as fire when it's out of control. The best way to control fires in the workplace is to prevent them from happening in the first place.

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Fire Safety

People underestimate how quickly fire can pass through a building. The only way to survive it is to be prepared to take fire and smoke alarms seriously and to have a solid plan in place. It's also good advice to get employees involved by allowing them to learn how to deliver emergency care before the fire department arrives.

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Fire Extinguisher Basics

Just as there is a right tool for every job, there is a right extinguisher for every fire. The class of an extinguisher, identified on its nameplate, corresponds to the class or classes of fire the extinguisher controls. On most construction jobs, we are concerned with Class A, B and C fires.

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