Environmental Health & Safety

Fire Extinguishers

Fire Extinguishers

Introduction to use of a portable fire extinguisher.  Fires are one of the most common emergencies both at home, and in the workplace. At the University of California Riverside there is a fire alarm almost every day, mostly due to burnt food. Knowing how to use a fire extinguisher can save your life one day. Topics include: classes of fire, visual inspection, escape route, open-palm / right hand, and the PASS technique.

Copyright: 2010 Time: 4 min

For more information about fire prevention visit our Fire & Life Safety program website.

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