Fire Safety in the Laboratory

A laboratory has a high risk for fires, especially if solvents are used and stored in the lab.  Having a fire prevention procedure to follow is essential to minimize the potential fire risks.  There are two types of fires in the lab.  A planned fire can have open flames from a Bunsen burner, torch or…

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Preventing Manufacturing Plant Fires

Most manufacturing plant fires are preventable.  They can kill and injure people and cause billions of dollars’ worth of property damage each year.  Fortunately, there are steps you can take to prevent fires and protect your business.  Although a manufacturing plant can’t be completely fireproof, there are three important fire prevention things your plant can…

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Class C Extinguishers Fight Electrical Fires

An essential part of any fire safety plan is knowing which fire extinguisher to use on the different kinds of fires.  Electrical, chemical, or flammable liquid fires are fought with different approaches and require specific types of extinguishers.  Class C fires are known as electrical fires and require a class C fire extinguisher to put…