Fire extinguishers are an essential element of fire protection and to ensure that the correct type of extinguishers are specified and installed a site survey should ideally be carried out.
This guide has been designed to give an overview of fire classes, provide a basic understanding of the different fire extinguisher types and their suitability and to demonstrate how fire extinguishers can be used in an emergency.
Fire extinguishers are available with different extinguishing media. Each type of fire extinguisher has a specific colour code which allows easy identification.
Fires are classified according to what type of combustible material is involved. Each fire class is represented by a letter and/or symbol.
Learn about the different categories of electrical fire and which extinguishers can be used for each type.
Find out what type of fire extinguishers should be installed in the various locations throughout a building and how surrounding risks need to be accounted for.
Each type of fire should be approached differently depending on which type of fire the extinguisher is being used. It can be dangerous to tackle a fire incorrectly.
A fire extinguisher buying guide with advice about what to look for when buying fire extinguishers and what options are available during the checkout process.
It is important to ensure that fire extinguishers are serviced and maintained to ensure they are fully functional in the event of fire.
A short guide that should give a better understanding of the terms 'ABC powder' and 'Dry powder' when talking about fire extinguishers.
It is essential to make sure that fire extinguishers are installed correctly to ensure that they are easily recognised and available in the event of a fire.
An brief synopsis of our fire extinguisher range; comparing fire ratings and showing what types of fire risk each extinguisher covers.
A guide to show how fire extinguisher can be damaged in transit
if they are not correctly protected.
A helpful illustrated guide to help determine the age of a fire extinguisher
using its manufacturing date.
A helpful guide detailing how the cost of fire extinguisher provision can be
reduced in schools and academies.
A brief guide detailing how to clean up after a fire extinguisher has been discharged.
A free reminder service to notify you when your extinguishers are due to be serviced, refilled or replaced.