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Contain a graphite-type chemical that can be used on all types of fires.
Class ABC (combination) fire extinguishers
Contain pressurized water and are used on fires involving combustibles such as paper, cloth, and wood.
Class A fire extinguishers
Contain pressurized water and are used on fires involving combustibles such as paper, cloth, and wood.
Class A fire extinguishers
Standing with feet eight to 10 inches apart to provide better balance.
base of support
Devices that can be used to put out fires.
fire extinguishers
Information sheets that must be provided by the manufacturers for all hazardous products.
Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
The act of burning.
combustion
An applied science used to promote the safety and well-being of a person by adapting the environment and using techniques to prevent injuries.
ergonomics
A federal law that requires employers to inform employees of all chemicals and hazards in the workplace.
Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals Standards
Gloves, masks, goggles, and gowns that are worn by health care workers to protect them against exposure to body fluids.
personal protective equipment (PPE)
A set of rules designed to protect both the patient and the health care worker.
safety standards
The way in which the body moves and maintains balance while making the most efficient use of all its parts.
body mechanics
Contain carbon dioxide (CO2) and are used on gasoline, oil, paint, liquid, and cooking fat fires.
Class B fire extinguishers
A federal law that mandates certain equipment to protect health care workers from exposure to body fluids.
Bloodborne Pathogen Standard
A substance that is capable of burning.
combustible
Contain dry chemicals and are used on electrical fires and burning liquids.
Class C fire extinguishers
Any material that is capable of being easily ignited and burning quickly.
flammable