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Fire extinguishers

Securitas Ireland can supply, install, certify and maintain your portable fire extinguishers.

Fire extinguishers play a crucial role in safeguarding not just physical spaces, but also the emotional well-being of individuals. Beyond their practical use in tackling fires, these red canisters serve as powerful symbols of preparedness and control.

Fire Extinguisher Types:

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Securitas Ireland can supply, install, certify and maintain your portable fire extinguishers. There are many different types of fire extinguishers, which can effectively deal with different types of fire. Here is how the classification works:

Red Label Fire Extinguisher: Water

  • Class A - fires involving solid materials such as wood, paper or textiles.

Blue Label Fire Extinguisher: Dry Powder

  • Class A - fires involving solid materials such as wood, paper or textiles.
  • Class B - fires involving flammable liquids such as petrol, diesel or oils.
  • Class C - fires involving gases.
  • Electrical - fires involving live electrical apparatus (it doesn’t get an ‘official’ category)

Cream Label Fire Extinguisher: Foam

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  • Class A - fires involving solid materials such as wood, paper or textiles.
  • Class B - fires involving flammable liquids such as petrol, diesel or oils.

Black Label Fire Extinguisher: Carbon Dioxide (CO2)

  • Class B - fires involving flammable liquids such as petrol, diesel or oils.
  • Electrical - fires involving live electrical apparatus (it doesn’t get an ‘official’ category)

Yellow Label Fire Extinguisher: Wet Chemical

  • Class A - fires involving solid materials such as wood, paper or textiles.
  • Class F - fires involving cooking oils such as in deep-fat fryers.

Class A is the most common fire type but walking around your premises you should be able to identify areas where other fire types might arise.

If you're uncertain about the most suitable type of fire extinguisher for your business and premises, feel free to reach out to us for assistance. Our team of specialists is ready to provide expert guidance on the optimal configuration of fire extinguishers tailored to your specific needs.

Installation and Inspection Services:

If you have any doubts about the adequacy or legality of your current fire safety setup, don't hesitate to contact us. Our team of specialists will conduct a thorough onsite evaluation to ensure your fire safety measures meet the required standards.

Feel free to send us an email at solutions.ireland@securitas.ie with a description of your inquiry and we shall respond in a short span of time

Fire Safety Training

Equipping your staff with the knowledge and skills to handle fire extinguishers effectively is crucial for workplace safety. Our comprehensive fire extinguisher training program provides hands-on instruction and practical guidance to ensure your team is prepared to respond promptly and effectively in the event of a fire emergency. Feel free to find out more about this on our Fire Safety Training page.

Full Compliance with Irish Standards

At Securitas, we prioritize safety by providing top-of-the-line fire extinguishers that adhere strictly to Irish Standard I.S. 291:2015 fire extinguisher regulations. Our commitment extends to health and safety standards and insurance requirements, ensuring that your premises are well-equipped to combat fire hazards.

Don't compromise on fire safety. Contact us today to purchase our compliant fire extinguishers or schedule a fire safety survey. Protect your premises, your staff, and your peace of mind with our unwavering commitment to fire safety.

Please be aware we only accept job applications via our online recruitment portal: https://www.securitas.ie/careers/available-jobs/ Therefore any applications received via this form will not be considered. 

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