Techniques for Using Fire Extinguishers

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What is the P A S S word?

P - ull the pin.

This is a locking mechanism and will allow you to depress the operating lever after it is removed.

pull

A - im low.

Always aim the nozzle of the extinguisher at the base of the fire.

aim

S - queeze the lever above the handle.

This will discharge the extinguisher.

squeeze

S - weep from side to side.

Move in carefully until the flames appear to be out.

If re-ignition occurs repeat the process over until flames are completely out.

sweep