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Fire Extinguishers and knowing how to use them is very important for the employer as well as the employe

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NFPA 30 Inside Storage Rooms

Started by Lukeav - Lanier Upshaw Mar 4, 2014.

Fire Stats 5 Replies

Started by Michelle Sears. Last reply by Kevin Moore Aug 14, 2012.

Fire Prevention Safety Manual 4 Replies

Started by Cory Zielke. Last reply by Kevin Moore Aug 14, 2012.

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Comment by Cory Zielke on August 14, 2012 at 10:13am

Applying NFPA 70E to real-world situations can be confusing and at times, overwhelming. The American Society of Safety Engineers is hosting a webinar tomorrow that will teach viewers practical information on how they can begin applying it immediately at the workplace.

For more information, check out the website:
http://eo2.commpartners.com/users/asse/session.php?id=9257

Comment by Kevin Moore on April 3, 2012 at 5:47pm

This fire safety question involves the home, so far! Family members living in a Housing Urban Development (HUD) property had their fire extinguisher removed, permanently. A maintenance person stated that they are as much a danger to fire safety and it is better to leave to safety and call 911! Some on-line articles from the UK stated similar action have been taken at educational campuses. The same has been done in the United States. In these instances, the fire extinguishers were removed from common areas. In my families' case, the extinguisher is in the home! So, if anyone has knowledge of this taking place in other places, or knows of an organization that backs this, I’m interested in your opinions and advice. I feel there are times when the fire extinguisher can be a vital tool. Thanks

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Comment by Michelle Sears on February 23, 2010 at 3:39pm
This is such great feedback!! Thank you everyone!
Comment by Mike Maloney on February 22, 2010 at 7:05pm
Ours are 1 year.

@Jayson, Thanks for the laugh.
Comment by Robert Michael Buser on February 22, 2010 at 3:51pm
We use card stock on a one year basis. I do have a vendor offering to use bar coding to inventory and track our extinguishers, but we currently use two vendors.
Comment by Ken Oswald on February 22, 2010 at 3:49pm
1 year.
Comment by David Osmun on February 22, 2010 at 3:48pm
One year
Comment by Michelle Sears on February 22, 2010 at 3:48pm
And 1 year or 4 year??
Comment by Ken Oswald on February 22, 2010 at 3:48pm
We use cardstock on all ours as well.
Comment by Mike Maloney on February 22, 2010 at 3:45pm
We use cardstock. I couldn't justify the expense of the aluminum tags unless there was a good reason the cardstock wouldn't hold up. Dampness, perhaps?
 

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NFPA 30 Inside Storage Rooms

Can you have an inside storage room for flammable and combustible liquids that is greater than 500 square feet? Of course with an adequate fire suppression system, explosion-proof fixtures and…Continue

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