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HANGER FIRE PREVENTION

 

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HANGER FIRE PREVENTION

CW2 ROBERT HAMAKER

TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE

As an individual, or a group, the student will be able to identify and eliminate hanger fire hazards IAW USAAVNC 420-5, NFPA 409, OSHA regulation.

monthly fire prevention inspections

AR 420-90 states that fire prevention inspection of hanger areas will be done monthly.

Inspections will be documented using DA Form 5381- R

Theory of good housekeeping

It reduces the possibility for a fire to start.

Reduces the countinuity of combustibles that make it easier for a fire to spread.

Decreases the potential for spontaneous ignition.

Eliminates the combustible loading for the initial fire to feed upon.

Fire hazards associated with good housekeeping

Sweeping compounds

Floor wax

Cleaning solutions

Indoor housekeeping procedures

Garbage

Smoking

Oil waste

Drip pans

Hazardous materials

Outdoor housekeeping

Grass and weed control

Outdoor garbage

Electrical fire hazards

Heaters

Refrigerators

Coffee makers

Electrical and extension cords

Electrical motors

Curcuit breakers

Firefighting equipment

Foam cannons

Sprinkler system

Fire extinguishers

Fire hydrants

Egress

Doors

Fire exit signs

Staircases

Conclusion

Fire Chief

Local Fire Regulations

NFPA 409- Hangers

OSHA