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Document ID (ISN)62118
CIS number 94-509
Year 1993
Convention or series no.
Title Small source, large effect; Combustion; The whys and hows of fire extinguishers; Emergency evacuations
Original title Petites causes, grands effets; La combustion; L'extincteur - pourquoi? comment?; L'évacuation [in French]
Bibliographic information CNPP, Médiathèque du risque, 5 rue Daunou, 75002 Paris, France, 1993(?). 4 videocassettes (10 + 15 + 14 + 20min). Price: FRF 2500 + 3000 + 3000 + 3500 (Taxes not included).
Abstract Four videotapes aimed at the fire safety training of personnel within enterprises. Contents: 1 - How the most common behaviour may lead to fires. 2 - Study of fire behaviour in the presence of flammable gases, liquids and solids. 3 - How different extinguishing agents work for fire categories A, B, C and D; activation and application of portable fire extinguishers, what distance they should be applied from, precautions during use. 4 - Evacuation: why people should participate in evacuation exercises; how human behaviour can interfere with evacuation during a fire alarm.
Descriptors (primary) fire fighting; fire behaviour; fire prevention; emergency organization; fire protection; audiovisual training
Descriptors (secondary) flammable liquids; safety films; flammable substances; emergency exits; human factors; portable fire extinguishers; flammable gases
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Fires
OSH training