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2 Fire Extinguishers, Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) & Safety Signs

3 The Fire Triangle What Makes a Fire ? OxygenHeat Fuel

4 Fire Extinguishers A 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.

5 Water extinguishers Red body Suitable 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

6 Foam extinguishers Red Body with Cream label. Suitable for Flammable liquids, petrol, solvents etc Not suitable for use on fires involving Electricity; Extinguishes by cooling and sealing the surface of a burning liquid.

7 Powder extinguishers Red body with blue label. Safe to use on any type of fire. Works by chemically Interfering with the combustion reaction

8 Carbon dioxide [CO 2 ] extinguishers Red body with black label Safe to use on any type of fire; Safe to use on fires involving electricity; Extinguishes by reducing oxygen levels and cooling.

9 Other fire fighting equipment Fire Safety Signs FIRE HOSE REEL PRESS HERE TO SOUND THE FIRE ALARM

10 Safety Signs

11 ! Blue/White = Must Do Red/White = Must NOT Do Green/White = Safety Information Yellow/Black = Health & Safety Hazard Warning Safety Signs

12 Any Red and White sign with a line through means: “ Not Allowed or Must Not” NO SMOKING Safety Signs

13 FLAMMABLE SUBSTANCE WARNING - LASER BEAMS Yellow + Black = HAZARD WARNING

14 TOXIC EXPLOSIVE BEWARE ELECTRICITY Safety Signs

15 Green + White = SAFETY Information First Aid Kit Safe Route to Fire Exit

16 YOU MUST WEAR OVERALLS YOU MUST WEAR SAFETY GLOVES YOU MUST WEAR EAR DEFENDERS Safety Signs Blue + White = Mandatory or Must Do

17 The 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. Interactive Revision

18 Click on the Logo to start.

19 This will test your understanding of the following: Prohibitory Warning Mandatory Fire First Aid signs CONTINUE

20 Click on the image below that has the correct shape and colour for a Prohibitory or Do Not sign Question 1

21 Sorry, Wrong Answer Clue: All Prohibitory signs are red Try Again

22 Clue: All Prohibitory signs are Circular with a Red Band on its edge Try Again Sorry, Wrong Answer

23 Clue: All Prohibitory signs Have a white Background Try Again Sorry, Wrong Answer

24 Correct Answer The correct features of a prohibitory safety sign are: a)round shape b)black pictogram on a white background, red edging and diagonal line. Next Question

25 Click on the image below that is the correct colour and shape for a warning sign. Question 2

26 Clue: All warning signs are yellow Try Again Sorry, Wrong Answer

27 Try Again Clue: All warning signs are Triangular Sorry, Wrong Answer

28 Try Again Clue: All warning signs have a black pictograms Sorry, Wrong Answer

29 Next Question The correct features of a Warning safety sign are: a)Triangular shape b)Black pictogram on a yellow background, Black edging. Correct Answer

30 Click on the image below that is the correct colour and shape for a Mandatory or Must Do sign. Question 3

31 Clue: All mandatory signs are blue Try Again Sorry, Wrong Answer

32 Try Again Clue: All mandatory signs have a white pictogram on a blue background Sorry, Wrong Answer

33 Try Again Clue: All mandatory signs are circular. Sorry, Wrong Answer

34 Next Question The correct features of a Mandatory safety sign are: a)Round shape a)White pictogram on a Blue background,White edging. Correct Answer

35 Click on the image below that is the correct colour and shape for a Fire sign Question 4

36 Clue: All fire signs are red sqares Try Again Sorry, Wrong Answer

37 Try Again Clue: All fire signs have a white pictogram on a red background. Sorry, Wrong Answer

38 Try Again Clue: All fire signs are square. Sorry, Wrong Answer

39 Next Question The correct features of a Fire safety sign are: a)Square shape. b)White pictogram on a Red background, White edging. Correct Answer

40 Click on the image below that is the correct colour and shape for a Safety Information sign Question 5

41 Clue: All information signs have a white pictogram. Try Again Sorry, Wrong Answer

42 Try Again Clue: All information signs are green Sorry, Wrong Answer

43 Try Again Clue: Information signs can be square or rectangular. Sorry, Wrong Answer

44 Next Question The correct features of a Information safety sign are: Square or Rectangular shape White pictogram on a Green background. Correct Answer

45 Smoking Allowed What is the meaning of this sign ? No Smoking Smoke Free Rest Area No Naked Light Question 6

46 It has to do with smoking, but it is something you must not do. Try Again Sorry, Wrong Answer

47 Try Again It has to do with smoking Sorry, Wrong Answer

48 Try Again It is a sign that you must not do Sorry, Wrong Answer

49 Next Question No Smoking allowed Correct Answer

50 What do blue and white safety signs tell you ? The hazard in the area The nearest fire exit Things you MUST do Things you Must NOT do Question 7

51 You must do what the sign says Try Again Sorry, Wrong Answer

52 Try Again Fire Exit signs are Green & White Sorry, Wrong Answer

53 Try Again Blue and white signs are mandatory Sorry, Wrong Answer

54 Blue and white signs tells you what you MUST DO Next Question Correct Answer

55 Which of the following signs means Beware Electricity ? Question 8

56 This means Oxidizing materials Try Again Sorry, Wrong Answer

57 Try Again This means Toxic materials Sorry, Wrong Answer

58 Try Again This means Explosive Materials Sorry, Wrong Answer

59 Next Question This means “Danger Electricity” Correct Answer

60 What does this type of sign mean ?. Prohibited Hazard Warning Safety Information Mandatory Question 9

61 This is an example of a prohibited sign. Try Again Sorry, Wrong Answer

62 Try Again This is an example of a warning sign Sorry, Wrong Answer

63 Try Again This is a Safe Condition or Exit Sorry, Wrong Answer

64 Next Question Correct Answer Blue Background with white pictogram is a Mandatory or Must Do ie Wear Ear Defenders, Gloves, Goggles etc. Protective Gloves Must be Worn

65 What is the meaning of this sign ? Ear Protection Must be Worn Caution Deaf People This is a Noisy Area Ear Protection May be Worn Question 10

66 You do not have a choice This is a mandatory sign Try Again Sorry, Wrong Answer

67 Try Again It may be a noisy area but this is not what the sign is indicating. Sorry, Wrong Answer

68 Try Again It may make you deaf if you do not do what the sign says ! Sorry, Wrong Answer

69 Next Question This sign tells you that you MUST wear ear defenders when working in the area. Correct Answer

70 Which of the following would you not use on an electrical fire ? Question 11

71 Sorry, Wrong Answer Powder can be used on electrical fires Try Again

72 Sorry, Wrong Answer Carbon Dioxide CO2 can be used on electrical fires Try Again

73 Correct Answer Water 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)

74 Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) WHAT IS PPE FOR ? PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT OFFERS PROTECTION FROM ONE OR MORE RISKS TO A PERSON’S HEALTH OR SAFETY.

75 PPE EXAMPLES HARD HAT SAFETY GOGGLES AND GLASSES GLOVES SAFETY BOOTS HI-VIZ CLOTHING SAFETY HARNESSES

76 REGULATIONS 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 WAYS WHICH PPE TO USE ? ENSURE YOUR PPE IS APPROPRIATE TO YOUR JOB/TASK. CHECK THAT IT’S IN GOOD CONDITION ARE THERE ANY SITE SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS ON PPE ? ie. MUST WEAR GLOVES OR EYE PROTECTION

77 Foot Protection Must Be Worn High Visibility Vest Must Be Worn Safety Helmets Must Be Worn TYPICAL SIGNS

78 Question 12 Which of the following PPE would you use for “falling or flying objects?

79 Sorry, Wrong Answer Try Again Clue: A falling object will still do damage Even if you are wearing safety glasses

80 Try Again Sorry, Wrong Answer Clue: These will only help you in noisy environments.

81 Try Again Sorry, Wrong Answer Clue: A falling object will still do damage to your head if you are wearing these.

82 Correct Answer Click here to finish A hard hat or safety helmet will protect you from falling or flying objects.

83 How did you do ? If you clicked straight through Congratulations ! If you got a few wrong, go back through the quiz and aim for 100% Click on the Logo to Start Again Exit


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