In the UK, all quality fire extinguishers capable of extinguishing class A and B fires should carry a fire rating. The fire rating of the particular extinguisher is indicated...

Examples of common fire extinguishers, the fire class they are suitable for, and the type of fires that will typically belong to a given class. Class symbols are present...

The most common types of extinguishers carried for use in motor vehicles are Dry Powder and Foam Extinguishers.  For some types of vehicle it is complulsory to carry a fire extinguisher....

Fire extinguisher identification signs enable quick identification of the type, and contents of, fire extinguishers and also the types of fire that it safe for use on or unsafe to use on. The Health and Safety (Safety Signs and Signals) Regulation 1996 requires...

The information detailed below is aimed primarily at the business, commercial & public service sectors who have legal responsibilities in respect of fire safety. It does not normally apply to any equipment, etc that is purchased and used in a personal or private capacity such as in a private home, garage or car.

 

An introduction to some common types of fire extinguishers that would typically be used in environments such as the workplace, business premises, kitchens, in the home, vehicles, boats, etc.

All businesses must have a fire risk assessment. If you employ five or more persons then it must be in a written format. The enforcing authority or regulatory...

The actions of staff, if there is a fire, are likely to be crucial to all people within the premises. All staff should receive basic fire training and attend refresher sessions at pre-determined intervals.