Chapter 8 - SUBPART F THROUGH J AND RELATED SAFETY...

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1 SUBPART F THROUGH J AND RELATED SAFETY PRACTICES 1
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2 CHAPTER-8 Subpart F: Fire Protection and Prevention Subpart G: Signs, Signals and Barricades Subpart H: Material handling, Storage, Use and Disposal Subpart I: Hand and Power Tools 2
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3 SUBPART F Fire Protection and Prevention : Elements required to start a fire: a) Oxygen b) Fuel c) Heat Source of ignition Combustion point Fire is a chain reaction.
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4 SUBPART F Tetrahedron-Flaming mode Triangle-Smoldering mode Types of reactions: a) Endothermic reactions b) Exothermic reactions
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5 SUBPART F Class A: Solid materials such as wool, plastic, textiles, and their products: paper, housing, clothing. Class B: Flammable liquids and gases. Class C: Electrical Class D: Combustible, easily oxidized materials, such as Al, Mg, Ti and Zr. Special Categories: Extremely active oxidizers or mixtures, flammables containing oxygen, nitric acid, hydrogen peroxide; solid missile propellants. 5 Red-Flammability Blue- Health Yellow-Reactivity White-Special Information
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6 SUBPART F Sources of fire hazards : paints, wooden furniture, electric wires and appliances etc. Flammable liquids: Flash point below 100 0 F Combustible liquids: Flash point at or above 100 0 F
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7 SUBPART F Fire Safety Programs: “Be Prepared” Comprehensive fire safety program: i. Assessment ii. Planning iii. Awareness/Prevention iv. Response
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8 SUBPART F EMERGENCY FIRE SAFETY PLAN: i) Assessment: Should be continuous Committee should involve members from workers, subs and management ii) Planning: Organizations are required to have Emergency Fire Safety plans Emergency Fire Safety Plans should be reviewed annually.
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9 SUBPART F iii) Awareness and Prevention: All workers should receive aware training to understand their role in Emergency plan. Fire safety committee should evaluate the training program frequently. - Do all workers know the role they plan in implementing the emergency plan? - How are disabled employees provided for? - Is a comprehensive drill undertaken each year? iv) Response: Arranging periodic drills so that the workers are familiar with the emergency safety plan.
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SUBPART F Fire Protection Strategies : Fire Extinguishing Systems Fire Brigades: - The employees forming the fire brigade should have proper training, physical ability and fire fighting equipment to protect others and themselves in case of a hazard. Fire Prevention Strategies : Housekeeping: -Keep the job-site neat and orderly. 10
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This note was uploaded on 08/17/2009 for the course CEE 698 taught by Professor Dabdoub during the Spring '09 term at University of Cincinnati.

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Chapter 8 - SUBPART F THROUGH J AND RELATED SAFETY...

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