29 CFR 1910.157
Session Objectives You will be able to:  Identify different classes of fire  Choose the appropriate type of extingu...
Fire Triangle  Oxygen  Fuel  Ignition
Class A Ordinary combustibles  Wood  Paper  Plastic  Garbage
Class B Flammable liquids  Grease  Gasoline  Oil  Solvents
Class C Energized electrical equipment  Appliances  Switches  Panel boxes  Power tools
Class D Combustible metals  Magnesium  Titanium  Potassium and sodium  Pyrophoric materials
Classes of Fires—AnyQuestions?  Any questions about the fire triangle or the different classes of fires?
Extinguishing the Fire  Remove heat  Remove oxygen  Remove the fuel
Water Extinguishers  Rated only for Class A fires  Spread a grease fire  Cause an electrical shock on a Class C f...
Dry Chemical Extinguishers  Best all-around choice  Help prevent re-ignition  Make a mess  Class ABC contains am...
Carbon Dioxide (CO2)Extinguishers  Class BC-rated  Most Contain Carbon Dioxide  Should not be used on Class D...
Metal Extinguishers  Class D rated  Powdered copper  Sodium chloride  Form an airtight crust over the fire
Types of Extinguishers— AnyQuestions?  Any questions about the different types of fire extinguishers?
Fight-or-Flight Decision  Alarm has been pulled  Fire dept. has been called  Fire is small and contained  ...
PASS  Pull  Aim  Squeeze  Sweep
Inspect Extinguishers  Monthly inspection  Extinguisher not blocked  Pressure is acceptable  Pin and seal are ...
Care and Maintenance  Keep extinguisher clean  Replace if damaged  Recharge immediately after use  Have hydros...
Locations and Signs  Readily accessible  Highly visible sign.
Types of Extinguishers— AnyQuestions?  Any questions about using, inspecting, and maintaining fire extinguishers?
Key Points to Remember  Fire triangle  Fire hazard class  Know your extinguishers  Fight or flight  PASS
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Portable fire extinguishers home safety

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  • 1. 29 CFR 1910.157
  • 2. Session Objectives You will be able to:  Identify different classes of fire  Choose the appropriate type of extinguisher  Use a fire extinguisher  Inspect and maintain extinguishers
  • 3. Fire Triangle  Oxygen  Fuel  Ignition
  • 4. Class A Ordinary combustibles  Wood  Paper  Plastic  Garbage
  • 5. Class B Flammable liquids  Grease  Gasoline  Oil  Solvents
  • 6. Class C Energized electrical equipment  Appliances  Switches  Panel boxes  Power tools
  • 7. Class D Combustible metals  Magnesium  Titanium  Potassium and sodium  Pyrophoric materials
  • 8. Classes of Fires—AnyQuestions?  Any questions about the fire triangle or the different classes of fires?
  • 9. Extinguishing the Fire  Remove heat  Remove oxygen  Remove the fuel
  • 10. Water Extinguishers  Rated only for Class A fires  Spread a grease fire  Cause an electrical shock on a Class C fire  Increase a metal fire
  • 11. Dry Chemical Extinguishers  Best all-around choice  Help prevent re-ignition  Make a mess  Class ABC contains ammonium phosphate
  • 12. Carbon Dioxide (CO2)Extinguishers  Class BC-rated  Most Contain Carbon Dioxide  Should not be used on Class D—metal fires  Do not leave a residue  Are a good choice for computers or electronics  Must be used 3 to 8 feet from the fire
  • 13. Metal Extinguishers  Class D rated  Powdered copper  Sodium chloride  Form an airtight crust over the fire
  • 14. Types of Extinguishers— AnyQuestions?  Any questions about the different types of fire extinguishers?
  • 15. Fight-or-Flight Decision  Alarm has been pulled  Fire dept. has been called  Fire is small and contained  You can avoid the smoke  Exit is clear  Extinguisher is nearby  You have been trained to use the extinguisher
  • 16. PASS  Pull  Aim  Squeeze  Sweep
  • 17. Inspect Extinguishers  Monthly inspection  Extinguisher not blocked  Pressure is acceptable  Pin and seal are intact  No dents or damage  Performed by EH&S
  • 18. Care and Maintenance  Keep extinguisher clean  Replace if damaged  Recharge immediately after use  Have hydrostatic testing done  Remove non-rechargeables after 12 years
  • 19. Locations and Signs  Readily accessible  Highly visible sign.
  • 20. Types of Extinguishers— AnyQuestions?  Any questions about using, inspecting, and maintaining fire extinguishers?
  • 21. Key Points to Remember  Fire triangle  Fire hazard class  Know your extinguishers  Fight or flight  PASS
  • 22. Http://www.coffeegains.organogold.com

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