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Fire Extinguishers

Fire ExtinguishersAt Work & Wear Direct we understand the importance of fire safety which is why we sell a range of fire extinguishers suitable for the home, workplace or car. Fires within the workplace and can result in damage to property and in worse case scenarios a loss of life. Order 2005 stipulates that fire extinguishers are compulsory in all premises. This means that you are required by law to have fire extinguishers in the workplace. The quality, safety, and reliability of our fire extinguishers means that you can rest assured you are well protected. All of the fire extinguishers available to buy online at Work & Wear Direct meet all regulations and offer protection against small fires in the workplace. Every fire extinguisher is KiteMarked to BSEN3 safety standards.

Fire Extinguishers & Safety Standards

Fire extinguishers are available in different types with each one having specific fire classes that they are suitable for use on. Our fire extinguishers are suitable for use on different classes of fires.

  • Class A fire extinguishers will put out fires from wood and paper.
  • Class B fire extinguishers are for use on flammable liquids like oil and gas.
  • Class C  fire extinguishers are for electrical fires.
  • Class D fire extinguishers are for use on flammable metals.

Water fire extinguishers are used for Class A fires involving common hazards such as wood and paper. Foam fire extinguishers can also be used for Class A fires but are also suitable for use with Class B fires involving flammable liquids such as petrol. Powder fire extinguishers are suitable for many different types of fires, so are recommended for premises involving wood, paper, flammable liquids, gas or electrical fires. CO2 fire extinguishers should be used for electrical fires, but can also tackle flammable liquids. Finally, Wet chemical fire extinguishers are designed specifically for fires involving flammable cooking oils and fats, but are also effective for wood and paper.

To ensure that you install the correct type of extinguishers you should consider carrying out a site survey. For more information regarding the range of fire extinguishers available at Work & Wear Direct we sell please contact a member of our team who will be happy to help with your enquiry.