Fire safety tips in storage and handling of materials.

If you store hazardous materials properly, the chances of fire, spills, and accidents are greatly reduced. A leaking drum of lacquer thinner can be a fire hazard unless the right precautions are taken. Make sure you know the loading and storage chart so you don’t load noncompatibles on the same trailer or in the same area of the terminal.

Fire safety tips for shops and offices by Elion Technologies

In shops and offices,a higher fire risk are at storerooms, rooms where the photo copying equipment and stationery is stored because flammable liquids may be present and a large quantity of flammable goods are stored with limited supervision. House keeping and ensuring the rooms are keep as tidy as possible will reduce the risk.

Material handling safety tips in storage areas by Elion consultants

Forklift trucks have a high center of gravity and can tip over if not driven slowly and carefully by trained, authorized operators. In addition,materials placed improperly on the forks, or lifted or placed incorrectly, can easily slip. That’s a hazard to the operator and to others in the area.