What fire extinguishers are used on site?

What fire extinguishers are used on site?

The extinguishers should be appropriate to the nature of the potential fire:

  • wood, paper and cloth – water extinguisher;
  • flammable liquids – dry powder or foam extinguisher;
  • electrical – carbon dioxide (C02) extinguisher.

What is a Type K fire extinguisher used for?

Class K fire extinguishers offer improved fire control for cooking fires by: Minimizing the splash hazard. Forming a soapy foam on the surface of the hot cooking oil, holding in the vapors and steam, and smothering the fire. (A process known as saponification.)

Which type of fire extinguisher is most commonly used in hospitals?

The multi-purpose dry chemical fire extinguisher, safe and effective for Class A, B and C fires, is one of the most widely used fire extinguishers. It’s ideal for homes, businesses, schools and hospitals.

What are K type fire extinguishers?

KANEX “K Class” Kitchen Fire Extinguishers are designed specially to fight against some of the toughest fires such as hot grease, cooking oil and fat fires in kitchen & food preparation areas. Class K Extinguishers work on the principle of saponification.

Do you need a fire extinguisher for CSCs?

Not only for your CSCS test but in case you need to use one in the event of a fire breaking out. We have prepared a mock test of fire extinguishers and their users below. Try out the mock test below and let us know how you get on in the comments.

How many questions are in CSCs fire extinguishers mock Test?

There are 15 questions in this CSCS Fire Extinguishers Mock Test. You need to answer at least 13 out of 15 questions correctly to pass this test. Attention! Do you wish to proceed? List of questions in above test (quick view). Click question box to reveal correct answer. 1.

What are the different types of fire extinguishers?

This health and safety revision section is based on the different types of fire extinguishers, passing the CSCS test requires you to have a good grasp of a wide variety of health and safety topics. This includes fire extinguishers, the different types of fire extinguishers and how to correctly and effectively use a fire extinguisher.

Can a fire extinguisher be used in a health and safety test?

Similar to our CSCS health and safety mock test, the real health and safety test will have questions on the different types of fire extinguishers and their uses, below are a few of the most common fire extinguisher types, you can use it as revision for your health and safety test.