Fire extinguishers offer a quick and effective way to control small fires and can form a vital part of a fire protection plan. But this only applies if the appropriate type of extinguisher is readily accessible.
What You Need To Know
Fire extinguishers are not all the same. Using the inappropriate extinguisher for the job not only may not extinguish the fire, but also risks serious injury.
Water - For use on flammable solids such as wood, paper and textiles.
Co2 - Replaces the oxygen to smother the fire, which is ideal for electrical fires.
Foam - Suitable for use on flammable solids and flammable liquids.
Wet Chemical - For use on cooking oil and fats, covering the surface with chemcial.
All Fires - For use on all category of fires, making them a safe option for use.
Fire extinguishers require servicing annually by a certified engineer and note that they also have an expiration date, after which they will need to replaced.
How Firetronik Can Help
We install and maintain all types of fire extinguisher in all kind of business premises in line with BS5306 to provide protection for your staff and your business. We will advise you on the correct placement and selection of fire extinguishers; vital as part of any effective fire protection plan.
Don't wait any longer to protect your business. Contact us today to discuss your fire extinguisher requirements.
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