Regardless of its classification, all fire extinguishers have the same basic design which includes an activation pin, nozzle and handle. The actions to follow when faced with a fire can be remembered with the acronym of PASS.
P – Pull the pin
A – Aim the nozzle at the base of the fire
S – Squeeze the handle
S – Sweep from side to side
Check out our poster below which illustrates each step. Print it, post it and keep your workers prepared!
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