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2 FIRES NEED 3 THINGS TO START _____________________ _________________ (any material that will burn) _____________________ (sparks, matches, flames)

3 Major Causes of Fires ___________________ with smoking and matches _____________________ (overloading a circuit or overuse of extension cords) Improper rubbish disposal Improper storage of _____________________ (such as gasoline) ___________________

4 EQUIPMENT Faulty equipment and the improper use of equipment are major causes of fire in health care facilities.

5 EQUIPMENT Clean ______________________ from laundry and cooking equipment, ventilator hoods, filters, and ducts on a regular basis. Check for and report any ________________________________cords or plugs on the equipment used.

6 EXTENSION CORDS Avoid using __________ ________________ whenever possible Do not exceed specified _________________ Do not run extension cords across _______________ or anywhere they can be stepped on DO not plug one extension cord into another and never plug more than one extension cord into an outlet

7 GENERAL FIRE SAFETY  Keep _____________________________ away from heat producing devices.  Prevent sparks in patient areas where _________________________ is used.  __________________________________c ombustible liquidsproperly.

8 GENERAL FIRE SAFETY  Keep maintenance and storage areas clean and free of trash, sawdust, oily rags, etc.  Keep ______________________________.  Be sure that _________________ signs are always lighted and that emergency lighting is in working order.

9 GENERAL FIRE SAFETY  ____________________________open emergency doors. Fire doors not only let people out, they keep fire from spreading.

10 In the event of a fire, stay calm and RACE… ____-rescue any patient in immediate danger ____-pull the alarm and notify other employees of the location and type of fire _____-contain the fire by closing doors and windows _____-extinguish the fire or evacuate the area

11 TYPES OF FIRE EXTINGUISHERS Pressurized water extinguishers (Class A fires only) Dry Chemical extinguishers (ABC or BC) Carbon dioxide extinguishers (Class B and C) Foam (or AFFF and FFFP) extinguishers Class D extinguishers

12 Using a portable fire extinguisher: PASS Keep your back to the exit and stand feet away from the fire ______-Pull the pin ______-Aim low ______-Squeeze handle ______- Sweep from side to side

13 Types of fires Class ___ Fire –Ordinary combustibles, such as trash, wood and paper

14 Types of fires Class __ Fire –Flammable liquids, such as grease, gasoline, oil, etc. Class __ Fire –Electrically energized fires.

15 Types of fires D. Class __ Fire –Flammable metals

16 Types of fires Class __ Fire –Fires involving combustible cooking fluids such as oils and fats. –Your present fire extinguishing equipment may not put out a fire involving vegetable oil in a deep fat fryer.


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