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Document ID (ISN)107382
CIS number 07-1448
Year 2004
Convention or series no.
Title Fire prevention
Original title Antincendio [in Italian]
PrÚvention des risques d'incendie [in French]
Prevenciˇn de incendios [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information International Textile, Garment and Leather Workers' Federation, 8 rue Joseph Stevens, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium, 2004. CD-ROM containing PowerPoint presentations.
Abstract Contents of this safety training presentation on preventing fire hazards in the textile, garment and leather industries, aimed at workers in developing countries: introduction (description of fire and its effects, effects of combustion); extinguishing substances and systems; main components of fire extinguishers; use of fire extinguishers and hose reels; hazard identification; fire-fighting measures; evacuation; emergency procedures; personal protection; rules for safety (signalling anomalies, periodical controls, escape routes, storage of flammable materials, electrical systems, smoking ban, information and training of personnel, waste disposal, inspection of premises).
Descriptors (primary) fire hazards; textile industry; developing countries; leather and fur industries; clothing industry
Descriptors (secondary) fire fighting; information of personnel; Belgium; electricity; flammable substances; hose handling; premises; escape routes; emergency organization; waste disposal; portable fire extinguishers; extinguishing agents; escape and exit; personal protective equipment; controlled smoking; hazard identification; safe working methods; inspection; CD-ROM; safety training in industry; safety rules; safe layout
Document type G - Computer databases
Country / State or ProvinceBelgium
Subject(s) Leather, fur and footwear
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) OSH in developing countries
Footwear, leather and fur industry
Clothing and finished textile products industry