Fire Safety Training. Environmental and Occupational Health Support Services Wentworth House, Room 115 Ext 24352. The Fire Triangle. All three elements are needed to start a fire. To extinguish a fire, one side must be removed. Oxygen. Heat. Chemical Reaction. Fuel. Types of Fuel.
Environmental and Occupational
Health Support Services
Wentworth House, Room 115
All three elements are needed to start a fire. To extinguish a fire, one side must be removed.
Regular Flammables – paper, wood
Liquid Flammables – Gasoline, paint thinner
Electrical – Anything that is plugged in
Metals – Potassium, sodium. Typically found in a lab setting.
Three main types
Water (APW)– Class A fires only
CO2 – Class B and C fires only
Dry Chemical - For ABC or BC fires
D class extinguishers are typically specific to the fuel
ull the pin
im at the base
queeze the lever
weep from side to side
Static Electricity may become a serious hazard if:
Where a solvent or fuel is used, then static electricity can be a fire / explosion hazard
Defined: Providing an electrically conductive pathway between a dispensing container, a receiving container, and an earth ground.
Complete Bonding and Grounding System
Lab Fire 2005/04/04
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