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Methods of testing small fire extinguishers

Harry Shoub

Methods of testing small fire extinguishers

by Harry Shoub

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Published by G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fire extinguishers -- Testing

  • Edition Notes

    StatementH. Shoub, T.G. Lee, and J.M. Cameron
    SeriesBuilding materials and structures report -- BMS 150
    ContributionsLee, T. G, Cameron, J. M
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 9 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15471917M

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Methods of testing small fire extinguishers by Harry Shoub Download PDF EPUB FB2

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but very small pieces of wood. Completing a fire extinguisher check at regular intervals will save lives. Jim’s fire extinguisher testing team will ensure that your fire extinguishers are in working order and provide essential protection against future fire risk.

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Different methods can be used to extinguish fires. The methods often involve the removal of heat by cooling the burning material, the cutting of fuel or air source or the adding of chemical substances.

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Kind of similar to your car needing an oil change except that fire extinguisher servicing is a legal requirement and the penalties are severe. Now To The Testing. Class D extinguishers are recommended on burning metal. Class D fire extinguishers are not used on any other class of fire.

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The classification and rating are based upon the preceding classification of fires and the fire-extinguishment potentials as.

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1 Uniformly spaced standpipe systems or hose stations connected to a sprinkler system installed for emergency use may be used instead of Class A portable fire extinguishers.

2 Depending on size of extinguisher and size of fire hazard, a maximum 30 feet travel distance may be required. 3 Use existing Class A or Class B hazards to determine the required pattern. Try and read the fire by the smoke’s color, source, soot on windows and testing it with water. After you have studied the fire, pick the method intelligently to minimize the loss.

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Hazards employed with the use a fire extinguisher; Use of a fire extinguisher. Retraining Retraining shall reestablish employee proficiency and introduce new or revised control methods and procedures, as necessary. When a fire starts and you finally need to use that fire extinguisher that you pass in the hall every day, that’s not the time to discover you don’t know how to use it properly.

“Something is better than nothing” does not apply here. Using a fire extinguisher does no one any good if used incorrectly.

Fire extinguishers do take a bit of know-how to use effectively and safely to put out. Portable fire extinguishers - Classification, rating and performance testing. Publisher: Standards Australia Published: Available Formats: PDF 9 Users - English, PDF 5 Users - English, PDF 3 Users - English, PDF 1 User - English More Info on product formats.

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