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Used on burning gasoline, oil, and paints

Class B

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Used on electrical fires

Class C

2

Used on burning paper, cloth, and wood

Class A

3

Used on burning liquids and cooking fats

Class B

4

Used on burning or combustible metals

Class D

5

Contains carbon dioxide

Class B and Class C

6

Contains a dry chemical

Class A, B and C

7

Contains pressurized water

Class A

8

Contains halon

Class C

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Labeled with a diagram and or letter

All Classes ABCD

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What does PASS mean

P-pull the pin
A-aim the extinguisher at the near edge and bottom of the fire
S-squeeze the handle the handle to discharge the extinguisher
S-sweep the extinguisher from side to side at the base of the fire

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Burn

An injury caused by fire heat chemical agents radiation or electricity

12

Superficial burn

First degree burn

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Partial thickness burn

Second degree burn

14

Full thickness burn

Third degree burn

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Fracture

Break in the bone with no open wound

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Compound fracture

Broken bone with open wound

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Dislocation

Displaced from a joint

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Sprain

Injury to the tissue around the joint

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Splint

Device to immobilize injured part when fractured