Safety articles on Fire

Static Electricity Illustrated Representation
Fire

How to Prevent Fire Hazards Associated with Static Electricity

When combustible materials are handled, static electricity can be dangerous as the work environment then becomes at risk for fires and explosions.

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Fire in Office Building, Exit Sign Visible
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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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Classes of Fire Pictograms
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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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Person Pulling Fire Alarm in Building
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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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Fire Alarm in Warehouse
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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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Fire Alarm with Graphic Words that say, "This is not a Drill!"
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Workplace Fire Protection Training is Beneficial for All Workers

All workers should have a clear understanding of the organization’s fire safety plan, and be familiar with the location and types of extinguishers available.

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A person's hand opening the nozzle on a smaller propane tank.
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Handle Propane Safely at Work to Prevent Fires and Explosions

Propane is a safe, efficient, and reliable fuel often used on the job but it must be handled, transported, and stored properly or it can be dangerous.

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Assorted Fire Extinguishers
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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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Construction Worker Carrying Lumber on Construction Site
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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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