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Fire Protection

Fire Extinguisher on Concrete PostFire Protection

How to Use a Fire Extinguisher to Safely Put Out a Fire

If it's allowed as a component of the workplace fire prevention plan, employees should be trained to safely use the fire extinguishers available at work.

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Assigning a Fire Watch is Important for Fire Prevention

Your workplace fire prevention plan may require fire watch personnel and guidance on how to implement that precaution during and after hot work activity.

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Assorted Fire ExtinguishersFire Protection

7 Types of Fire Extinguishers and When to Use Them

Explore 7 different types of portable fire extinguishers that may be available in the workplace and the specific fires they can be used to extinguish.

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Workplace Fire Extinguisher Inspection Requirements

Guidance on workplace fire extinguisher inspection requirements and recommendations including best practices for conducting a monthly visual inspection.

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Classes of Fire: An In-Depth Look at Fire Prevention

When learning about fire protection and prevention on the job, it is important to understand the different types of fire that can happen at your workplace.

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Fire in Office Building, Exit Sign VisibleFire Protection

Take Safety Precautions to Avoid Fire Hazards at Work

Safety meetings help workers recognize potential fire hazards and take every safety precaution to avoid potentially deadly situations on their job sites.

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Fire Alarm in WarehouseFire Protection

Shop and Warehouse Fire Prevention and Protection

Every facility is different, which means fire prevention and protection plans must be tailored specifically to the unique characteristics of the location.

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Construction Worker Carrying Lumber on Construction SiteFire Protection

Key Areas of Focus for Construction Site Fire Safety

Construction site fire protection includes housekeeping, fire extinguisher availability, evacuation routes and combustible materials handling.

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Person Pulling Fire Alarm in BuildingFire Protection

Fight the Fire or Evacuate, Know How to Make the Call

Employees should know the questions to ask themselves when they only have a few seconds to decide whether or not to attempt to extinguish a fire at work.

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