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Fire Safety Quiz

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Which of the following is the acronym describing the correct sequence of using a fire extinguisher?
  • (A)  PULL
  • (B)  PUSH
  • (C)  PASS
  • (D)  None of the above
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Hint:
To _____ the buck.
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Correct answer is:
  • (C)  PASS
Explanation:
The extinguisher should be discharges using the P.A.S.S technique – pull, aim, squeeze, and sweep.

- Pull the pin to break the tamper seal.
- Aim low, pointing the nozzle of the fire extinguisher at the base of the fire.
- Squeeze the handle to release the extinguishing agent.
- Sweep from one side to the other at the base of the fire till it extinguishes.
- Repeat in the event of re-ignition.

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