Basic Fire Safety Awareness Course (13 of 20)

Fire Extinguishers: Dry Powder


  • Class ABC powder fire extinguisher could be considered as an all round general purpose fire extinguisher.
  • Suitable for all types of fire including electrical.
  • Dry powder extinguishers have a very good extinguishing effect but are extremely messy and could cause visual impairment or breathing difficulties if discharged in an enclosed area. The powder can also be quite difficult to clean up and should only be provided where the risk assessment requires them
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