Fire Prevention
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1250 Connecticut Avenue

1250 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

Fire Prevention

The following recommendations are made to assist you in disseminating a fire prevention program to your employees:
  • Never leave electrical appliances unattended
  • Never use immersion-type heating devices
  • Avoid electrical overloading and multiple plugs
  • Do not use undersized or lightweight extension cords
  • Never empty ashtrays or throw matches, cigarettes, cigars or pipe ashes into wastebaskets
  • Report failure of any electrical outlets or lights to the Management Office
  • Flammable liquids should be stored in a safe area away from heat sources
  • Keep paper at least six to eight feet away from operating machinery
  • Know the location and type of fire extinguishers in your premises
  • Keep fire extinguishers in high hazard areas such as photocopy rooms and employee lounges
  • Know the usable time limit of the fire extinguishers available to you
  • Know relevant exit locations
  • Practice good housekeeping near your desk, in storage areas, in mechanical rooms and in the area of exit doors and hallways
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