Key Components Of the Fire Triangle & the Sources Of Ignition
Key Components Of Fire Triangle are as follows:
- Oxygen and
- A source of ignition, heat or energy – that must be present for combustion to occur.
Sources of Ignition Included:
- Electricity, such as arcing or overheating due to faulty wiring, poor connections or excess current;
- Chemical reactions such as spontaneous combustion or exothermic reaction;
- Hot work such as welding or cutting; naked flame or smoldering material perhaps from
- Discarded smoking materials;
- Friction caused by, for instance, inadequate lubrication of machinery; and
- Hot surfaces such as those on cooking or heating appliances.
Other Important Health and Safety Topics:
- How to Pass NEBOSH IGC In First Attempt?
- Guidance On NEBOSH Command Words / Action Verbs
- Why We Manage Health and Safety?
- Barriers In Promoting Good Standards Of Health And Safety at Workplace.
- National Government Contribution Towards Health and Safety
- Definitions Of Health, Safety, Welfare & Environmental Protection
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