Fire Fighting

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Fire Fighting

Know when and how it is safe to fight a fire. Understand the uses of different types of fire extinguishers.


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  • 1. 
    Which one of these is NOT a type of fire extinguisher?
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Foam

    • C. 

      Oxygen

    • D. 

      Carbon Dioxide

  • 2. 
    A Class C fire is caused by an electrical appliance. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    After noticing a fire, when should you raise an alarm?
    • A. 

      When you decide that the fire is too advanced for you to deal with.

    • B. 

      After you have tried to extinguish it.

    • C. 

      Before you do anything else.

    • D. 

      After you have evacuated the building.

  • 4. 
    You should only attempt to use an extinguisher: if you can fight the fire with your back towards_______________________________; the _______________________ matches the fire type; you are properly ____________________ and feel confident you can ______________________.
  • 5. 
    Give three reasons why you should decide NOT to use an extinguisher to fight a fire.
  • 6. 
    What is most likely to kill you in a fire?
    • A. 

      A blocked escape route.

    • B. 

      Flames

    • C. 

      Heat

    • D. 

      Smoke and noxious fumes

  • 7. 
    In the PASS method of fighting fires what do the initials P, A, S, S stand for?
  • 8. 
    State three things you can do in your workspace to reduce the risk of a fire occurring.
  • 9. 
    State three things you should do to reduce the risk to yourself, your colleagues and your children, in the event of a fire.