Presentation on theme: "Fire Extinguishers, Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) & Safety Signs"— Presentation transcript:
1Fire Extinguishers, Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) & Safety Signs
2What Makes a Fire ? The Fire Triangle Heat Oxygen Fuel Fire just does not happen. There are 3 elements that must be present for a fire to burn; heat, Fuel and Oxygen.All 3 are needed for a fire, so if you take one away the fire will not burn.Oxygen is almost always present as we need it to breathe. Therefore we only have control over 2 elements. The rule is to never mix fuel and heat.Fuel
3Fire ExtinguishersA fire extinguisher is an active fire protection device used to extinguish or control small fires, often in emergency situations. It is not intended for use on an out-of-control fire, such as one which has reached the ceiling, endangers the user (i.e. no escape route, smoke, explosion hazard, etc.), or otherwise requires the expertise of a fire department. Typically, a fire extinguisher consists of a hand-held cylindrical pressure vessel containing an agent which can be discharged to extinguish a fire.
4Water extinguishersRed bodySuitable for wood fires, furniture and paper etc.Not suitable for combustible liquids, Oil, Petrol, cooking fats etc.Not safe to use on fires involving electricity;Extinguishes by cooling
5Foam extinguishers Not suitable for use on fires Red Body with Cream label.Suitable for Flammable liquids, petrol, solvents etcNot suitable for use on firesinvolving Electricity;Extinguishes by cooling and sealing the surface of a burning liquid.
6Powder extinguishers Red body with blue label. Safe to use on any type of fire.Works by chemically Interfering with the combustion reaction
7Carbon dioxide [CO2] extinguishers Red body with black labelSafe to use on any type of fire;Safe to use on fires involving electricity;Extinguishes by reducing oxygen levels and cooling.
8Other fire fighting equipment Fire Safety SignsPRESS HERE TO SOUND THE FIRE ALARMFIRE HOSE REEL
14Safety Signs Safe Route to Fire Exit First Aid Kit Green + White = SAFETY InformationSafe Route to Fire ExitFirst Aid Kit
15Safety Signs YOU MUST WEAR OVERALLS YOU MUST WEAR SAFETY GLOVES Blue + White = Mandatory or Must DoYOU MUST WEAR OVERALLSYOU MUST WEAR SAFETY GLOVESYOU MUST WEAR EAR DEFENDERS
16Use your mouse curser to select and click the correct answer. Interactive RevisionThe following twelve questions will help you to see how much you remember about Safety Signs.Use your mouse curser to select and click the correct answer.
49Question 7 What do blue and white safety signs tell you ? Things you Must NOT doThe nearest fire exitThe hazard in the areaThings you MUST do
50Sorry, Wrong AnswerYou must do what the sign saysTry Again
51Fire Exit signs are Green & White Sorry, Wrong AnswerFire Exit signs are Green & WhiteTry Again
52Blue and white signs are mandatory Sorry, Wrong AnswerBlue and white signs are mandatoryTry Again
53Blue and white signs tells you Correct AnswerBlue and white signs tells youwhat you MUST DONext Question
54Which of the following signs means Question 8Which of the following signs meansBeware Electricity ?
55Sorry, Wrong AnswerThis means Oxidizing materialsTry Again
56This means Toxic materials Sorry, Wrong AnswerThis means Toxic materialsTry Again
57This means Explosive Materials Sorry, Wrong AnswerThis means Explosive MaterialsTry Again
58Correct AnswerThis means “Danger Electricity”Next Question
59Question 9 What does this type of sign mean ?. Mandatory Prohibited Safety InformationHazard Warning
60Sorry, Wrong AnswerThis is an example of a prohibited sign.Try Again
61Sorry, Wrong AnswerThis is an example of a warning signTry Again
62Sorry, Wrong AnswerThis is a Safe Condition or ExitTry Again
63Correct Answer Next Question Blue Background with white pictogram is a Protective Gloves Must be WornBlue Background with white pictogram is aMandatory or Must Do ie Wear Ear Defenders, Gloves, Goggles etc.Next Question
64Question 10 What is the meaning of this sign ? This is a Noisy Area Ear Protection May be WornEar Protection Must be WornThis is a Noisy AreaCaution DeafPeople
65This is a mandatory sign Sorry, Wrong AnswerYou do not have a choiceThis is a mandatory signTry Again
66It may be a noisy area but this is not what the sign is indicating. Sorry, Wrong AnswerIt may be a noisy area but this is notwhat the sign is indicating.Try Again
67It may make you deaf if you do not do what the sign says ! Sorry, Wrong AnswerIt may make you deaf if you do notdo what the sign says !Try Again
68Correct AnswerThis sign tells you that you MUST wear ear defenders when working in the area.Next Question
69Which of the following would you not use on an electrical fire ? Question 11Which of the following would younot use on an electrical fire ?
70Sorry, Wrong AnswerPowder can be used on electrical firesTry Again
71Sorry, Wrong Answer Carbon Dioxide CO2 can be used on electrical fires Try Again
72Click here to move onto Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) Correct AnswerWater should not be used with an electrical fire as water is a conductor of electricity and could cause serious injuries.Click here to move onto Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)
73Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) WHAT IS PPE FOR ?PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT OFFERS PROTECTION FROM ONE OR MORE RISKS TO A PERSON’S HEALTH OR SAFETY.
74PPE EXAMPLES HARD HAT SAFETY GOGGLES AND GLASSES GLOVES SAFETY BOOTS HI-VIZ CLOTHINGSAFETY HARNESSES
75REGULATIONS WHICH PPE TO USE ? THE PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AT WORK REGULATIONS 1992 REQUIRE THAT PPE IS SUPPLIED AND USED WHENEVER RISKS TO HEALTH AND SAFETY CANNOT BE CONTROLLED IN OTHER WAYSWHICH PPE TO USE ?ENSURE YOUR PPE IS APPROPRIATE TO YOUR JOB/TASK.CHECK THAT IT’S IN GOOD CONDITIONARE THERE ANY SITE SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS ON PPE ?ie. MUST WEAR GLOVES OR EYE PROTECTION
76TYPICAL SIGNS Foot Protection Must Be Worn High Visibility Vest Must Be WornSafety Helmets Must Be Worn
77Question 12 Which of the following PPE would you use for “falling or flying objects?
78Sorry, Wrong Answer Clue: A falling object will still do damage Even if you are wearing safety glassesTry Again
79Sorry, Wrong Answer Clue: These will only help you in noisy environments.Try Again
80Sorry, Wrong Answer Clue: A falling object will still do damage to your head if you are wearing these.Try Again
81Correct Answer Click here to finish A hard hat or safety helmet will protect you from falling or flying objects.Click here to finish
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