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7th April, 2021 - Fire

What Type Of Fire Extinguisher Should You Use On Construction Sites?

On a construction site, like any other workplace, you should always have suitable fire extinguishers readily available and a fire and emergency plan in place. But what type of fire extinguisher should you use on a construction site? Water, foam, powder, carbon dioxide, or wet chemical?

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16th March, 2021 - Fire

13 Fire Prevention Tips For Construction Sites

Construction sites are at a high risk of fire, so fire prevention must be a top priority when planning and managing construction work. There are a few reasons why a fire could start on your site, but there are ways to make it less likely - here are 13 tips for fire prevention on construction sites.

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2nd June, 2020 - Fire

The 5 Types And Colours Of Fire Extinguishers And Their Uses

Fire extinguishers should tell you what type they are, and what class of fire you can use them on. In an emergency, do you have the time to check? Knowing fire extinguisher types is important, so you can act fast. Let's find out about the common types and colours you might need to use.

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17th December, 2019 - Fire

How Often Fire Extinguishers Need Checks, Services And Inspections

Fire extinguishers need to be maintained. Extinguishers are an important part of your fire protection measures. And while having them in place is a great start, they need to be checked, serviced and inspected regularly to keep them ready for action.

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13th August, 2019 - Fire

50 Potential Fire Hazards In The Workplace

The first step of any fire risk assessment is to identify fire hazards. Fire hazards in your workplace are anything that may create a fire. If you know the fire triangle, then it will be no surprise that fire hazards come into three categories: ignition, fuel and oxygen.

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12th June, 2019 - Fire

The 6 Types And Classes Of Fire And How To Attack Them

If a fire starts, it can spread quickly. Not every fire is the same. Different fires can have different hazards and risks. Using the wrong type of fire extinguisher could do more harm than good. There are 6 different types of fire, and each should be attacked in a different way.

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20th May, 2019 - Fire

Why And When You Need Fire Drills

A fire drill is a practice run through of the action you need to take in the event of a fire. Fire drills are an important part of fire safety training for your workplace. With regular fire drills, your team should know exactly what to do, and be able to get to a place of safety.

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28th November, 2018 - Fire

10 Weekly Fire Safety Procedures

Are you ready to take action if a fire started? Are the safety requirements of your fire risk assessment in place? These 10 weekly fire safety procedures can help you maintain good fire protection standards to make sure you can take quick action and escape, should a fire break out.

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4th July, 2018 - Fire

The Difference Between Fire Marshal And Fire Warden Roles

In fire safety, we often hear the terms fire marshal and fire warden, and there is often much confusion between the names, roles, and requirement of each. What is the difference between a fire warden and fire marshal? And what do both these roles do, exactly, when it comes to fire safety?

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