Fire Extinguisher Guides
The following table provides guidance on Fire Extinguisher selection and use within University premises.
Staff are strongly recommended to attend a fire extinguisher training course which is bookable online and learn how to use fire extinguishers during a practical session.
|Class of fire||Type of fire||Extinguishers that can be used||Extinguisher tab colour|
|A||Combustible solids - paper, textiles, wood, plastics||Foam||Cream|
|B||Flammable liquids - petrol, diesel, paraffin, oil||Dry powder||Blue|
|Carbon dioxide (CO2)||Black|
|E||Electrical hazards||Dry powder||Blue|
|F||Cooking oils and fats||Wet chemical||Yellow|
For further information please contact the Fire Safety Officer.