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Flashcards in Fire Safety Deck (8):
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All staff

should have knowledge of
-emergency routes and exits
-have smoke detectors
-fire extinguishers with staff trained to use them
-all practices should have a fire safety policy

2

Fire extinguishers

-Red (water) - use on all except electrical fires
-Black (carbon dioxide) - use on all fires + ventilate after
-Blue (dry powder) - use all on fires but very messy

3

Class A fire

ignition of carbon-containing items

4

Class B fire

flammable liquids

5

Class C fire

flammable gases

6

Class D fire

reactive materials that oxidise in the air

7

Class E fire

electrical components

8

Class F fire

liquid fats