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Document ID (ISN)76454
CIS number 01-382
ISBN(s) 2-7389-0410-6
Year 2000
Convention or series no. INRS ED 802
Author(s) Bouet A., Petit J.M.
Title Portable and hand-held fire extinguishers
Original title Les extincteurs d'incendie portatifs et mobiles [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut national de recherche et de sÚcuritÚ, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, 2nd ed., Sep. 2000. 58p. Illus.
Abstract In many cases, the use of portable fire extinguishers allows the control of fires during their early phases and to limit the propagation of the flames. This brochure recalls the standards and legal requirements with respect to portable fire extinguishers, describes the various types of extinguishers and provides information on their use and checking.
Descriptors (primary) France; training material; portable fire extinguishers
Descriptors (secondary) maintenance; training manuals; safety guides; standard; 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