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  1. Fire Extinguishers, Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) & Safety Signs

  2. What Makes a Fire ? The Fire Triangle Heat Oxygen Fuel

  3. Fire Extinguishers A fire extinguisher is an active fire protection device used to extinguish or control small fires, often in emergency situations. It is not intended for use on an out-of-control fire, such as one which has reached the ceiling, endangers the user (i.e. no escape route, smoke, explosion hazard, etc.), or otherwise requires the expertise of a fire department. Typically, a fire extinguisher consists of a hand-held cylindrical pressure vessel containing an agent which can be discharged to extinguish a fire.

  4. Water extinguishers Red body Suitable for wood fires, furniture and paper etc. Not suitable for combustible liquids, Oil, Petrol, cooking fats etc. Not safe to use on fires involving electricity; Extinguishes by cooling

  5. Foam extinguishers Red Body with Cream label. Suitable for Flammable liquids, petrol, solvents etc Not suitable for use on fires involving Electricity; Extinguishes by cooling and sealing the surface of a burning liquid.

  6. Powder extinguishers Red body with blue label. Safe to use on any type of fire. Works by chemically Interfering with the combustion reaction

  7. Carbon dioxide [CO2] extinguishers Red body with black label Safe to use on any type of fire; Safe to use on fires involving electricity; Extinguishes by reducing oxygen levels and cooling.

  8. Other fire fighting equipment Fire Safety Signs PRESS HERE TO SOUND THE FIRE ALARM FIRE HOSE REEL

  9. Safety Signs

  10. ! Safety Signs Blue/White = Must Do Green/White = Safety Information Red/White = Must NOT Do Yellow/Black = Health & Safety Hazard Warning

  11. Safety Signs Any Red and White sign with a line through means: “ Not Allowed or Must Not” NO SMOKING

  12. Safety Signs Yellow + Black = HAZARD WARNING FLAMMABLE SUBSTANCE WARNING - LASER BEAMS

  13. Safety Signs BEWARE ELECTRICITY TOXIC EXPLOSIVE

  14. Safety Signs Green + White = SAFETY Information Safe Route to Fire Exit First Aid Kit

  15. Safety Signs Blue + White = Mandatory or Must Do YOU MUST WEAR OVERALLS YOU MUST WEAR SAFETY GLOVES YOU MUST WEAR EAR DEFENDERS

  16. Interactive Revision The following twelve questions will help you to see how much you remember about Safety Signs. Use your mouse curser to select and click the correct answer.

  17. Click on the Logo to start.

  18. This will test your understanding of the following: Prohibitory Warning Mandatory Fire First Aid signs CONTINUE

  19. Question 1 Click on the image below that has the correct shape and colour for a Prohibitory or Do Not sign

  20. Sorry, Wrong Answer Clue: All Prohibitory signs are red Try Again

  21. Sorry, Wrong Answer Clue: All Prohibitory signs are Circular with a Red Band on its edge Try Again

  22. Sorry, Wrong Answer Clue: All Prohibitory signs Have a white Background Try Again

  23. Correct Answer • The correct features of a prohibitory safety sign are: • round shape • black pictogram on a white background, red • edging and diagonal line. Next Question

  24. Question 2 Click on the image below that is the correct colour and shape for a warning sign.

  25. Sorry, Wrong Answer Clue: All warning signs are yellow Try Again

  26. Sorry, Wrong Answer Clue: All warning signs are Triangular Try Again

  27. Sorry, Wrong Answer Clue: All warning signs have a black pictograms Try Again

  28. Correct Answer • The correct features of a Warning safety sign are: • Triangular shape • Black pictogram on a yellow background, Black • edging. Next Question

  29. Question 3 Click on the image below that is the correct colour and shape for a Mandatory or Must Do sign.

  30. Sorry, Wrong Answer Clue: All mandatory signs are blue Try Again

  31. Sorry, Wrong Answer Clue: All mandatory signs have a white pictogram on a blue background Try Again

  32. Sorry, Wrong Answer Clue: All mandatory signs are circular. Try Again

  33. Correct Answer • The correct features of a Mandatory safety sign are: • Round shape • White pictogram on a Blue background,White edging. Next Question

  34. Question 4 Click on the image below that is the correct colour and shape for a Fire sign

  35. Sorry, Wrong Answer Clue: All fire signs are red sqares Try Again

  36. Sorry, Wrong Answer Clue: All fire signs have a white pictogram on a red background. Try Again

  37. Sorry, Wrong Answer Clue: All fire signs are square. Try Again

  38. Correct Answer • The correct features of a Fire safety sign are: • Square shape. • White pictogram on a Red background, White edging. Next Question

  39. Question 5 Click on the image below that is the correct colour and shape for a Safety Information sign

  40. Sorry, Wrong Answer Clue: All information signs have a white pictogram. Try Again

  41. Sorry, Wrong Answer Clue: All information signs are green Try Again

  42. Sorry, Wrong Answer Clue: Information signs can be square or rectangular. Try Again

  43. Correct Answer The correct features of a Information safety sign are: Square or Rectangular shape White pictogram on a Green background. Next Question

  44. Question 6 What is the meaning of this sign ? Smoke Free Rest Area No Smoking Smoking Allowed No Naked Light

  45. Sorry, Wrong Answer It has to do with smoking, but it is something you must not do. Try Again

  46. Sorry, Wrong Answer It has to do with smoking Try Again

  47. Sorry, Wrong Answer It is a sign that you must not do Try Again

  48. Correct Answer No Smoking allowed Next Question

  49. Question 7 What do blue and white safety signs tell you ? Things you Must NOT do The nearest fire exit The hazard in the area Things you MUST do

  50. Sorry, Wrong Answer You must do what the sign says Try Again