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Guidelines on fire prevention & fire evacuation programs. Safety talks. Abstracts of fire investigation reports. Fire reporting procedures. Home fire safety. Exits and emergency lighting. Smoke detectors.

67 Resources
Auto Fires [10119] ?

Petroleum retailers responsibilities regarding static ignition while customers transfer gasoline

Automobile Engine Coolant-Related Fires [24607] ?

Automobile engine coolant-related fires may result from engine coolant leakage

Bins for Storage of Combustibles [36045] ?

Safety fact sheet on oily rag disposal and on storage of combustible packing materials

Building Utilities - Inspection Guidelines [22235] ?

Electrical system, heating system and plumbing system safety

Candle Fire Safety [pdf] [34864] ?

A series of safety tips

Candle Safety [19319] ?

Fact sheet provides advice on the safe use of candles

Candle Use and Safety [19350] ?

Articles on candle fire safety and safety rules

Chimney FAQ [16858] ?

What you need to know to prevent chimney fires

Christmas Tree Fires [19320] ?

Fact sheet provides advice on Christmas tree safety

Cleanroom Fire Safety [24313] ?

Cleanroom Safety and Protocol

Clothes Dryer Vent Safety Tips [16860] ?

Dryer vents are causing an increasing number of fires

Combustible Dust - Insidious Hazard [39912] ?

An online safety video

Combustible Dust Explosion [pdf] [39914] ?

A guide for employers

Combustible Dust Explosion Hazard Alert [pdf] [26379] ?

How dust explosions occur - dust control recommendations

Combustible Dust Explosion Hazards [39908] ?

Video on the hazard from dust explosions

Combustible Dust Explosion Hazards [40332] ?

How to prevent/control the hazard

Combustible Dust Hazard Investigation - CSB [39915] ?

A nationwide study determined the scope of the problem with new safety recommendations for facilities

Updated Commercial Cooking [26646] ?

The elemental components of fire extinguishing equipment installed in a cooking hood plenum

Commercial Cooking Safety [26647] ?

What you need to know about restaurant exhaust hoods and ventilation

New Commercial Cooking Training Zones [40918] ?

Fire hazards in commercial kitchens

Commercial Drycleaning: Control of Fire Hazards [6237] ?

Commercial drycleaning fire hazard controls

Commercial Kitchen Hood Extinguishing System Checklist [pdf] [14580] ?

Hood and fire suppression system checklist

Dangers of Foam Insulation [26404] ?

Installation and removal pose concerns

Drycleaning: Control of Health and Safety Hazards in Commercial Drycleaners [6235] ?

NIOSH reference on health and safety in the drycleaning industry

Dryer Vent Fire Safety [pdf] [34862] ?

Covers the proper maintenance of vents for clothes dryers

Dust Collection Systems - Potential for Dust Explosions [39917] ?

The anatomy of a dust explosion

Dust Collector Explosion Protection [39916] ?

An overview of the related NFPA codes

Dust Control Exhaust System Operating Guidelines [39920] ?

Guidelines for operating and maintaining industrial dust control exhaust systems

Electrostatic Discharge Fundamentals [39927] ?

An online safety training presentation on ESD

Extension Cord Safety Policy [pdf] [35167] ?

If not properly used can be the cause of electrical shock, equipment damage and fire hazards

Farm Machinery Fire Prevention [pdf] [26648] ?

How to prevent fires caused by farm machinery and equipment

Updated Fire Wall Penetrations [32026] ?

The dangers of fire wall poke-throughs

Fireplaces [16861] ?

A basic anatomy lesson, safety information, and a list of terms

Firewood [16865] ?

How to select firewood

Gas Appliance Connectors [22207] ?

Have a professional replace any uncoated brass connectors

Grain Dust Explosion - Hazard Monitoring [pdf] [39919] ?

Hazard monitoring equipment selection, installation and maintenance to prevent agricultural dust explosions

Hidden Home Fire Hazards [16700] ?

Overlooked fire hazards in homes

Holiday Decorations Safety [18328] ?

How to reduce the risk of fire with holiday decorations

Updated Insulation Health and Safety [4573] ?

Covers fire safety as well as health issues

Loading Dock Fires [24772] ?

Fires caused by marker lights igniting compression-style foam dock seals

Motor Vehicle Fire Research Institute [24935] ?

Technical reports on vehicle fires

Motor Vehicle Fires [pdf] [26390] ?

What you need to know

NFPA 430 Code for the Storage of Liquid and Solid Oxidizers [10467] ?

Sprinkler protection for swimming pool chemicals, etc

NFPA 61 Dust Explosions in Agricultural and Food Processing [39918] ?

Text of the standard for prevention of fires and dust explosions in agricultural and food processing facilities

NFPA 654 - Prevention of Fire and Dust Explosions [39911] ?

From the manufacturing, processing and handling of combustible particulate solids

NFPA 664 Prevention of Fires and Explosions in Wood Processing and Woodworking [39947] ?

Standard for the prevention of fires and explosions in wood processing and woodworking facilities

Operating Room Fire Management [24096] ?

Advice on fire prevention in the OR

Outdoor Cooking - BBQ Fire Safety [pdf] [19463] ?

Common sense suggestions for backyard cooking and parties

Outdoor Grilling Safety [pdf] [34863] ?

A series of safety tips

Pallet Storage Checklist [36040] ?

Rules for idle pallet storage

Pesticide Fires - Prevention, Control and Cleanup [pdf] [36876] ?

General standards of good practice

Portable Electric Heater Fires [pdf] [22206] ?

Advice on how to prevent fires from electric heaters

Updated Potential Fire Door Hazards [32030] ?

The hazards of blocked fire doors

Preventing Surgical Fires [23632] ?

Practice advisory for the prevention and management of operating room fires

Proper Venting of Gas-Fueled Appliances [16863] ?

A gas heating appliance (a furnace, boiler or hot water heater) relies on the chimney for venting

Roof Work Near Hood Exhausts [pdf] [28501] ?

Information for safely working around chemical fume hood exhausts on building roofs

Semiconductor Industry: Front Opening Unified Pod (FOUP) Fire Protection [pdf] [13325] ?

A white paper identifying some of the key issues and questions concerning the use of plastics

Smoky Fireplaces [16862] ?

How to fix

Updated Space Heater Safety [32029] ?

Precautions for safe use of space heaters in the workplace

Spontaneous Combustion of Hay [26649] ?

Understanding and preventing the causes of hay fires

Upholstered Furniture Fire Hazards [11614] ?

Toxicity, Fire Hazard and Upholstered Furniture

Warehouse Fire Loss Prevention [26856] ?

Safeguarding against warehouse fires and damage

Waste Oil Furnace Safety [36042] ?

Consider the following safety precautions

Woodworking Fire Prevention [26650] ?

Prevent fire in woodworking operations

Workplace Housekeeping - General Requirements 29 CFR 1910.22 [14367] ?

OSHA's General Requirements for housekeeping (1910.22) are as follows

Workplace Housekeeping - Basic Guide [8332] ?

Elements of an effective housekeeping program


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Chemicals / Storage
Guidelines for proper storage of chemicals, compatibility charts, etc.

Disasters / Wildfires
Wildfire management and mitigation, campfire rules, etc.

Environment / Tanks
EPA requirements for above ground and below ground storage tanks

OSHA / Fire Safety
OSHA technical resources on fire safety

Property / Boilers
Boiler and pressure vessel safety materials

Property / Buildings
Building design & architectural elements related to safety, maintenance, etc

Property / Extinguishers
References on portable fire extinguishers

Property / Fire Engineering
Documents on fire suppression systems, fire extinguishers, fire protection

Property / Fire Safety
Fire safety programs, checklists and reference materials

Property / Safety Programs
Full text fire safety programs, checklists and support materials

Property / Sprinklers
Technical resources on fire sprinklers, halon, fire protection engineering

Safety / Compressed Gas
Compressed gas cylinder safety, pressure line safety, etc.

Safety / Electrical
Lock Out/Tag Out Programs and technical reference materials on electrical safety

Safety / Welding
Bulletins, guidance on safety in welding


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