Types of Extinguishers

By | 2018-01-11T23:21:54+00:00 January 13th, 2018|Emergency|

Fire extinguishers are designed to tackle specific types of fire. There are six different classes of fire and several different types of fire extinguishers. Classes of fire Class A - fires involving solid materials such as wood, paper or textiles. Class B - fires involving flammable liquids such as petrol, diesel or oils. Class C [...]

Flammability Level of various Substances

By | 2018-01-15T21:24:03+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Emergency|

Substance LFL/LEL in % by volume of air UFL/UEL in % by volume of air Flash point Auto-ignition temperature Acetaldehyde 4.0 57.0 -39 °C 175 °C Acetic acid (glacial) 4 19.9 39 °C to 43 °C 463 °C Acetic anhydride 54 °C Acetone 2.6–3 12.8–13 -17 °C 465 °C, 485 °C Acetonitrile 2 °C 524 °C Acetyl chloride 7.3 19 5 °C 390 °C Acetylene 2.5 100 Flammable gas 305 °C [...]

Air Quality Check for SCBA Compressor

By | 2018-01-15T21:25:53+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Emergency|

Breathable air supply meeting the quality and purity requirements of EN 12021:1999 The employer shall ensure that compressed air, compressed oxygen, liquid air, and liquid oxygen used for respiration meets with the following specifications: Content Acceptable Threshold Oxygen 19.5 – 23.5% Carbon Monoxide shall not exceed 5 ppm Carbon Dioxide shall not exceed 500 [...]

Field Clinic Medical Inventory

By | 2017-10-22T13:55:47+00:00 October 22nd, 2017|Emergency, Main|

Quantity Item 3 Oxygen Cylinder 2 Oxygen Cylinder Stand 2 Drip Stand (Portable) 1 Portable Suction Machine 1 Crash Box and Ambu Bag 1 Folding Stretcher 1 Refrigerator 1 Examination Couch 1 Sphygmomanometer 1 Stethoscope 1 Patella Hammer 1 Torch (Flashlight) 2 Standard sharps containers 1 Magnifying Glass 3 Splints – different sizes including Thomas [...]

Incident Medical Classification

By | 2017-06-30T14:36:23+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Emergency, Main|

First Aid (FA) Any treatment of minor scratches, cuts, burns, splinters and so forth, and any follow-up visit for the purpose of observation. The following are generally considered first aid treatment: Using a non-prescription medication at non-prescription strength (for medications available in both prescription and non-prescription form, a recommendation by a physician or other licensed [...]

First Aid for muscles injuries

By | 2017-03-01T13:55:04+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Emergency, Main|

  No need to struggle by using Lumark Cold Compression Braces The universal medical procedure for sprains, strains, pulled muscles and injured soft tissues is Cold and Compression to control swelling, inflammation and pain. Injuries to the shoulder, back, calf, hamstring and shin are among the most difficult to treat with Ice. The use of [...]

Worker Emergency ID

By | 2017-03-01T13:48:39+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Emergency, Main|

For less than AED 20 you can save a life! Do you really know your Employees and Work Mates & what they want or need in an emergency?   Using Vital-ID is as simple as counting to three : Step one, complete the ID card with the necessary emergency information Step two, put ID card in [...]

NFPA fire alarm sound level

By | 2018-01-15T21:31:00+00:00 February 5th, 2017|Emergency|

NFPA 72 National Fire Alarm Code (An equipment “installation” standard) Summary for PVAG Advisory Committee Current Edition: 2007 Past Edition: 2002 Next Edition: 2010 Scope: Application, installation, location, performance, inspection, testing and maintenance requirements for fire alarm systems and emergency warning equipment. (The need for a fire alarm system and the required system attributes are [...]