Fire protection - factors affecting occupational health, Biology

Fire Protection - Factors Affecting Occupational Health

Fire protection and extinguishing devices require to be installed at proper places in the work place and proper notices for make use of such devices must be posted near the device or on the device. Employer must ensure that fire brigade will be obtainable if and when required. The general fire protection devices are portable fire extinguishers, standpipe and hose systems, automatic sprinkler system, fixed fire extinguishing systems working on chemicals, gaseous agents, water spray and foam. The workplace must comprise fire alarm and fire detection system. Occasional fire drills and informing employees on fire risks and use of firefighting equipment must be resorted. Fire exits from workplace have to be conspicuously marked. The fire exit design must suit both "escape" and "rescue". Escape considers to attempt by a worker to leave the scene of fire whereas rescue refers to attempts made by others to save the workers from affected area.

Posted Date: 1/28/2013 6:00:25 AM | Location : United States







Related Discussions:- Fire protection - factors affecting occupational health, Assignment Help, Ask Question on Fire protection - factors affecting occupational health, Get Answer, Expert's Help, Fire protection - factors affecting occupational health Discussions

Write discussion on Fire protection - factors affecting occupational health
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
Q What are the few examples of arthropods? Ants, crabs, cockroaches, shrimps, flies, spiders and scorpions are examples of arthropods.

Q. What are the endocrine glands that regulate sexual activity in males? How does this regulation work and what are the involved hormones? In males the sexual activity is regul

What is adaptive convergence? The Adaptive convergence is the phenomenon by which living beings facing the same environmental pressure (problems) and undergoing genetic variabi

Define Precautions for preparation of bacterial smear 1. The slide should not be greasy. 2. Hold the slide by their edges only. 3. Label should not come in contact with s

How can Prevent the Symptoms Associated With Food Intolerance? Taking a few simple steps can help prevent the symptoms associated with food intolerance. These steps include:

Question 1 Discuss the Following                    a) Immune response                    b) Immunofluorescence test and its applications Question 2 Answer the following ques

Define Fats required for underweight - nutritional care? Fats: We know that fats are concentrated source of energy (lg = 9 Kcals). Fats are capable of increasing the energy val

Energy from water or hydropower            Hydroelectricity is the energy produce from the kinetic energy of water falling from height. Approximately 25% of world electricity

What is the excretory organ of an agama lizard

Design a controlled experiment to test the hypothesis that acid precipitate inhibits the growth of elodea, a common freshwater plant.