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Healthcare Wide Hazards
Fire

Potential Hazard
Fire Extinguisher
Fire Extinguisher

The potential for fire can occur from many different sources such as: heat-producing equipment, storage of flammable chemicals, and faulty electrical wiring.

Possible Solutions

OSHA Fire Safety requirements include:

Additional Information:



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