Tackling a small fire with a fire extinguisher may make the difference between a small incident and a full scale disaster.
Fire Extinguishers are essential for all businesses because they:
Are all Fire Extinguishers the same?
No. Every fire extinguisher consists of a different agent to extinguish fires using the right method. It is essential to identify and understand the different types available so you know which one is suitable for your business.
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We ensure that fire extinguishers follow all applicable standards and regulations such as:
Traditional water extinguishers are recommended for Class 'A' fires that involve combustible materials such as wood, paper, rubbish and fabrics.MORE
Foam extinguishers are recommended for Class 'B' fires that involve freely burning material and flammable liquids such as petrol, paint and solvents.
Powder fire extinguishers are highly effective for Class 'A' and 'B' fires, but not suitable for fires that involve electrical equipment.
Carbon Dioxide extinguishers are highly recognized for their cleanliness and reputable performance and are useful where Class 'B' electrical fires breakout.