Tag: combustible materials

Office Fire Safety Infographic

Offices may seem like a pretty tame, non-threatening setting, but the truth is that they can pose a risk for injuries and illnesses if safety is often disregarded. One particular risk is the risk of fires, which is where office fire safety becomes important. The following infographic breaks down the areas that pose the most…

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Joint Commission Adopting 2012 NFPA Life Safety Code

The Joint Commission announced May 13 that it will follow suit with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and adopt the National Fire Protection Association’s 101 Life Safety code, effective July 5, 2016. The organization reported it has advocated for CMS to adopt this change for years. The rule adopts most of the…

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Office Fire Safety Infographic: How to Prevent Office Fires

Fire Safety- Extinguishing Different Types

Despite that we may not think there are many hazards in the office, there are still hazards present that can cause lasting damage to employees if they’re not careful. One of the most prominent being office fire hazards. Office fire hazards can be lurking anywhere, just as they potentially are in our homes. Considering that…

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Where There’s Smoke . . .

Being a firefighter was all I thought about when I was a kid; little did I know about the dangers associated with the fire and rescue profession. Many people in the fire service today probably feel the same way. The training and awareness that you acquire as you grow into your career as a firefighter…

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Hot Work Fire Watch Bundle Download

  Click Here to download the FREE hot work fire watch bundle. Fire Extinguisher Training Video on DVD Usage of various types of fire extinguishers, including general ABC fire extinguishers and industry specific fire extinguishers. View Product Fire Safety Real, Real Life Training Video Covers all the important information regarding fire safety, including: Four elements…

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CSB: Multiple process safety deficiencies led to explosion, near-miss

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board says the Feb. 18, 2015, explosion at the ExxonMobil refinery in Torrance, CA, was caused by “multiple process safety management deficiencies.” The CSB also contends the situation easily could’ve been much worse. Two workers were injured when an explosion occurred in the refinery’s electrostatic precipitator (ESP), a piece of equipment…

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Fire Hazards in Commercial Kitchens

commercial kitchens safety diagram

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reports that fire departments respond to more than 7,000 fires in eating and drinking establishments in the U.S each year.  Of these, more than half (57%) originate in the kitchen, ignited by cooking equipment.  These fires cause hundreds of injuries and multiple deaths, and lead to an average of…

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(Video) How to Operate Fire Extinguisher – Fire Safety Training

Related Fire Safety Training DVDs: Fire Extinguisher Training Video on DVD – OSHA Compliance Covers the usage of various types of fire extinguishers, including general ABC fire extinguishers and industry specific fire extinguishers. View Product JJ Keller Fire Prevention & Response Training Video on DVD Covers key aspects of workplace fire safety training and can…

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Fire Safety Bundle Download

  Click Here to download the FREE fire safety bundle. Industrial Fire Prevention Training Review steps that can be taken to help prevent fires and discuss what employees should do in case of a fire emergency. View Product JJ Keller Fire Prevention & Response Covers key aspects of workplace fire safety training and can be…

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CSB Explains What Caused 107-Acre Vapor Cloud That Ignited and Damaged 300 homes

Related Training DVDs: Spill Prevention & Control Make sure your employees are familiar with the prevention and control measures they must take in the event of a spill at your facility. View Product Flammable Liquids: Know Your Risk Training Focuses on how you and your employees can stay safe and avoid accidents when working with…

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