Your Guide to Using a Fire Extinguisher in the Workplace

According to the organization OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), the most common emergencies that smaller businesses and commercial enterprises need to plan for are fires. Having a building that is properly equipped with fire extinguishers that are appropriate for the environment’s needs is vital to workplace safety, and could spell the difference between a small and swiftly-dowsed fire and a full-scale building evacuation.

 

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Frank Lawson
3 Fire Sprinkler Myths from the Movies

We all know that movies frequently fudge the laws of physics. Usually, it’s to keep the plot going and make it more dramatic, which is why most of us don’t mind when we see cops jump impossible spans between rooftops, villains with revolvers with a seemingly endless bullet supply, and so forth.

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Frank Lawson
Classes of Fire and the Extinguishers to Fight Them

It’s safe to say that most people are familiar with the concept of a fire extinguisher. You know, those red tubular devices mounted on the walls of schools, offices, and pretty much every public building you enter. If you’re prepared, you also have one of these stashed somewhere safe and accessible in your own home.

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Frank Lawson