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Glossary of Nursing Concepts 1 Saftey

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Water Pumps -extinguisher
Class A
Do not use on electrical or flammable liq. fires d/t splash
Carbon Dioxide CO2 -extinguisher
Class B and C
Limited range, must be used close to the flames- small surfaces only
Dry Chemicals -extinguisher
Class B and C
causes grease to splatter, small fires only
Multi purpose- extinguisher
Good anywhere in the home because they put out most types of fires
Foam
Class B
For home use this type of extinguisher could be placed in garage or basement
Special dry powders
Class D
only for use with designated metals

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