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.
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.
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.
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.
Why Combustible Dust is So Dangerous When It's Not Controlled
The dangers of combustible dust, how and why primary and secondary explosions occur, and general control measures facilities can implement or improve.
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.
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.
Key Areas of Focus for Construction Site Fire Safety
Construction site fire protection includes housekeeping, fire extinguisher availability, evacuation routes and combustible materials handling.
Workplace Fire Extinguisher Inspection Requirements
Guidance on workplace fire extinguisher inspection requirements and recommendations including best practices for conducting a monthly visual inspection.