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Fire & Explosives Safety

Fire and explosive safety in the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) context revolves around preventing and managing the risks associated with fires and explosions in the workplace. This includes identifying potential ignition sources, implementing fire prevention measures, and having emergency response plans in place. OHS guidelines emphasize the importance of fire detection systems, proper storage and handling of flammable materials, maintaining electrical systems, and ensuring access to firefighting equipment such as extinguishers and sprinkler systems. Additionally, employee training in fire safety procedures, evacuation drills, and establishing clear protocols for handling and disposing of explosive materials are crucial elements of a comprehensive fire and explosive safety program aimed at safeguarding the well-being of workers and minimizing property damage.

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