The Fire Triangle:
A fire occurs when Oxygen, Heat and a Fuel Source come together. A fire cannot occur when one of these three components are absent.
By keeping your shop tidy, and not putting things like cardboard, paper, plastic etc. near heat, it reduces the chance of a fire.
There are always different fire extinguishers in a building, e.g. water, foam, CO2 etc. The fire extinguisher company who services your superstore extinguishers will determine which ones are necessary for the products stored or activities which take place in each area.
Using a Fire Extinguisher:
a) Pull the safety pin to break the tamper seal
b) Aim the nozzle at the base of the fire, keeping a safe distance
c) Squeeze the trigger to release the contents
d) Sweep from side to side at the base of the fire
Using a Fire Blanket:
These are effective with frying pan fires, fires in bins or on clothing
Some rules are:
If someone’s clothes are on fire:
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