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Category Archive: Fire Extinguishers

  1. A Guide to Choosing the Right Fire Extinguisher

      All workplaces are legally required to have fire extinguishers installed and maintained. Here’s our short guide to choosing and using fire extinguishers.   The theory of fire   Fire is a chemical reaction between heat, oxygen and fuel. Together they make up the fire triangle and these three elements are necessary for any fire […]

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  2. Portable Fire Extinguisher

    Should Portable Fire Extinguishers Be Banned From The Workplace?

    The provision and use of fire-fighting equipment, particularly by untrained persons in the event of a fire, is a contentious issue. The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 requires that the responsible person must, where necessary, “take measures for fire-fighting in the premises, adapted to the nature of the activities carried on there and the […]

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  3. Fire Extinguisher

    4 Top Tips for Using Fire Extinguishers

    1)  You should only tackle a fire if it’s safe to do so. If the fire is in the early stages of ignition and you aren’t in immediate danger, then it’s probably safe to extinguish it (as long as you’ve had proper training!), but each situation should be treated differently. Never tackle it if you don’t think it is […]

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