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50 Potential Fire Hazards In The Workplace

13th August, 2019 - tag Fire

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

12th June, 2019 - tag Fire

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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Why And When You Need Fire Drills

20th May, 2019 - tag Fire

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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The 5 Types And Colours Of Fire Extinguishers And Their Uses

17th April, 2019 - tag Fire

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

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10 Weekly Fire Safety Procedures

28th November, 2018 - tag Fire

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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13 Fire Prevention Tips For Construction Sites

28th September, 2018 - tag Fire

Construction sites are one of the highest risk places for fire, and fire prevention must be a top priority when planning and managing construction work. There are few reasons why fires start on site, but they can be prevented - here are our 13 top tips for fire prevention on construction sites.

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

23rd July, 2018 - tag Fire

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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The Difference Between Fire Marshal And Fire Warden Roles

4th July, 2018 - tag Fire

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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