‘Precautionary methods to prevent Fire mishap’

25 September 2009

Negligence is main reason for fire mishaps. If proper precautionary steps are taken then such mishaps can be prevented said B S Suresh owner of National Safety Products.

He was the resource person at the ‘Danger from fire and immediate relief’ workshop organized by Mangalore Institute of Fire and Safety Engineering on Wednesday.

General knowledge, time sense and courage are the three things which are essential when extinguishing fire. Fuel, Oxygen and heat generate fire. Fire can be extinguished by stopping the Oxygen supply or fuel he explained.

Considering the features of mishaps, fire is categorised into fire type- A (Solid), B (Liquid), C (Gas), D (Metal) and E (Electricity) he said.

Security officers and staff of various institutes were present in this workshop. Ando Paul president of Mangalore Institute of Fire and Safety Engineering were present.

source udayavani


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