|Forum topic by CaptnA||posted 03-11-2008 02:36 PM||959 views||0 times favorited||6 replies|
03-11-2008 02:36 PM
DO YOU KNOW HOW TO USE THEM??
I know there are a number of us that are or were fire/ems. Kinda goes without saying for us. We’d BETTER know and be prepared for their use. What about the rest of us?
I can never forget an industrial fire we had. The next day we were investigating – 2 employees came up to us and as serious as could be were complaining that the fire extinguishers had not worked. They told us they had pulled the pins and thrown them into the fire and nothing happened.
Tools DON’T make us adequate woodworkers- or prepare us for emergencies. Tools only assist us in what our minds and hands know to do. Equipment does very little without basic training. Consider taking a first aid class. Contact your local fire department and ask if there is help/trainiing available in fire extisguisher use and or first aid. If your local department can’t help, think of the Red Cross – Community Colleges – AHA – and others of course.
-- CaptnA - "When someone hurts you, write it in the sand so the winds of forgiveness will scatter the memory... "