TITLE

Elevate 'Workhorse' Extinguishers

AUTHOR(S)
Jaugstetter, Pat
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Jun2006, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information to prevent fire incidents in the workplace. It states that employers were required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to provide the company with proper operating instructions and equipment to prevent deaths and injuries in case of fires. In addition to that, they were also required to educate their employees on the best situation when to use fire extinguishers and they must also know the codes of the locations of such equipment.
ACCESSION #
21101477

 

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