How to Use a Fire Extinguisher in an Emergency

How to Use a Fire Extinguisher in an Emergency

How to Use a Fire Extinguisher in an Emergency

During a fire emergency, would an untrained person be able to use a fire extinguisher?

Universities studied 276 volunteers using extinguishers with no training and then after minimal training.

The results were:
98% successful with no training and 100% successful after brief training. 74% had proper technique with no training, and 96% had proper technique after brief training.

Conclusion: Ordinary people with NO training can safely and effectively use a fire extinguisher during a fire emergency, and minimal training improves results.

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