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firewatch

A portable, hand-held, fire extinguisher is a basic and required safety tool in the school science facility. It is the science teacher’s first line of defense in the event of a fire, either in the laboratory or in the chemical storage area. This article will discuss the selection, location, maintenance, and use of fire extinguishers.

Concepts

  • Safety
  • Maintenance
  • Laboratory Design