What Is A Fire Blanket?
If there is ever a fire, a fire blanket is a must-have item for any building. Learning how to utilise one effectively is crucial. To help you protect yourself and your loved ones in the event of a fire, this article will go over the fundamentals of using a fire blanket.
A fire blanket is a woven fiberglass material that can be used to smother small fires quickly and safely. Fire blankets are often used in kitchens or other areas where there may be flammable materials such as grease, oil, or cooking liquids. They are also used in laboratories and workshops where volatile chemicals may be present.
How to Use a Fire Blanket Effectively in New Zealand
Important steps to remember when using a fire blanket are as follows:
Fire blankets can be an invaluable tool when dealing with small fires in buildings, homes and workplaces. Using a fire blanket correctly can save lives during an emergency situation involving flames or heat sources such as grease fires in kitchens and chemical spills in labs and production facilities.
By following these steps carefully when using your fire blanket—staying calm, activating it correctly, covering up completely any exposed flames with it, leaving immediately once smothered out, and disposing of properly afterwards—you will ensure that you are fully prepared for anything that may come up during an emergency involving flames! Take some time now to familiarise yourself with how to use yours so you’re ready when you need it most or call us at Fireco for Basic Fire Safety training.
Fire Blankets in Whangarei, Auckland and Northland
Fireco offers a variety of fire safety equipment such as fire blankets to make sure you stay safe in case of a fire in the workplace. Please contact Fireco today by calling 0800 101 232 or sending an email to email@example.com if you have any questions or would like to learn more about our fire safety expertise, we can also help you source fire safety equipment to enhance your overall fire safety.