Safety articles on Fire Protection

Static Electricity Illustrated Representation
Fire Protection

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.

Read More
Fire Extinguisher on Concrete Post
Fire 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.

Read More
Fire Alarm in Warehouse
Fire 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.

Read More
Fire Extinguisher Inspection
Fire Protection

Workplace Fire Extinguisher Inspection Requirements

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

Read More
Person Pulling Fire Alarm in Building
Fire 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.

Read More
Assorted Fire Extinguishers
Fire 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.

Read More
A person's hand opening the nozzle on a smaller propane tank.
Fire Protection

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.

Read More
Construction Worker Carrying Lumber on Construction Site
Fire 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.

Read More
Fire Alarm with Graphic Words that say, "This is not a Drill!"
Fire Protection

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.

Read More