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Document ID (ISN)68550
CIS number 97-75
ISBN(s) 2-7389-0410-6
Year 1996
Convention or series no. INRS ED 802
Author(s) Petit J.M.
Title Portable fire extinguishers
Original title Les extincteurs mobiles [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut National de Recherche et de SÚcuritÚ, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, 1996. 55p. Illus.
Abstract Illustrated training guide to the use of portable fire extinguishers in the workplace. Contents: definitions; standards; regulations in France; number, distribution and placement of fire extinguishers within the workplace; utilization; training of personnel in the use of fire extinguishers; different types and categories of fire extinguishers; maintenance and verification; useful addresses. In annex: relevant paragraphs from the rules on portable fire extinguishers issued by APSAD (federation of French insurers) and from the guidance document on extinguisher maintenance issued by CNMIS (national committee for fire and safety equipment).
Descriptors (primary) France; training material; fire protection; portable fire extinguishers
Descriptors (secondary) training manuals; safety guides; directive; legislation
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