Fire Safety

Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences Featured Resources provide the latest information on workplace safety, health and well-being. Additional information can be filtered by topic in the supporting navigation to the left of the article content.

  • Date
  • Type
  • Title
Jan 24, 2017
NFPA 45: Standard on Fire Protection for Laboratories Using Chemicals

http://www.nfpa.org/codes-and-standards/all-codes-and-standards/list-of-codes-and-standards?mode=code&code=45

This standard provides basic requirements to protect life and property through prevention and control of fires and explosions involving the use of chemicals in laboratory-scale operations.

Source: NFPA

Dec 01, 2016
Fire Safety and Fire Extinguishers In a Chemistry Laboratory

http://www.ilpi.com/safety/extinguishers.html

This document teaches you the basics about fire extinguishers -- proper types, how to use them, when and when not to use them as well as the proper procedures to follow should a fire occur.

Source: ILPI

Feb 01, 2006
Laboratory Fire Safety Compliance Checklist

http://www2.gsu.edu/~wwwsaf/FireSafety/Laboratory_Fire_Safety_Checklist.pdf

Checklist on laboratory fire safety provided by Georgia State University.

Source: GSU