Texas Fire and Safety provides on-site plant and facility assessments for your company’s required fire extinguisher placements in accordance with OSHA’s Fire Safety Regulations: Occupational Safety and Health Standards (Standard 1910.157 – Portable fire extinguishers):
The employer shall provide portable fire extinguishers and shall mount, locate and identify them so that they are readily accessible to employees without subjecting the employees to possible injury.
Only approved portable fire extinguishers shall be used to meet the requirements of this section.
The employer shall assure that portable fire extinguishers are maintained in a fully charged and operable condition and kept in their designated places at all times except during use.
Selection and distribution.
1910.157(d)(1) TPortable fire extinguishers shall be provided for employee use and selected and distributed based on the classes of anticipated workplace fires and on the size and degree of hazard which would affect their use.
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