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Document ID (ISN)60976
CIS number 93-1496
Year 1993
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Delgado G., Herrera C., Ley M., Molinos S., Ruiz P.
Title Fire prevention and control - Basic concepts
Original title Prevención y control de incendios - Nociones básicas [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Asociación Chilena de Seguridad, Casilla 14565 - Correo Central, Santiago, Chile, 1993. 20p. Illus.
Abstract Training manual on fire prevention and control. Topics are covered in a simple style with many illustrations. Subjects covered: basic concepts, such as definition of fire, heat transmission and elements of the fire triangle (flammable materials + heat + oxygen); causes of fires; general preventive measures; types of fires; fire control; description and use of portable fire extinguishers (water-type, foam, carbon dioxide and dry chemical extinguishers).
Descriptors (primary) fire fighting; training material; fire prevention; Chile
Descriptors (secondary) carbon dioxide extinguishers; water type extinguishers; fire hazards; safety guides; portable fire extinguishers; foam extinguishers; dry chemical extinguishers; training manuals
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceChile
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Fires
OSH training