Locations: Florham Park, NJ and Marysville, PA

Fire Safety for Electrical Contractors

The spread of electrical fires can be reduced by arming yourself with the right fire extinguisher. Dry chemical fire extinguishers (Class C) smother fires by coating the wires, outlet or other point of combustion with a thin layer of fire retardant powder containing carbon dioxide. Class C fire extinguishers are available in canisters of different weights; a 4-lb. extinguisher can be easily brought along when you’re required to work in tight spaces in attics, crawl spaces or basements.
Class ABC (multi-purpose) fire extinguishers are the most common types of extinguishers used on both commercial and residential jobsites. In addition You can drastically reduce the spread of electrical fires by arming yourself with the right fire extinguisher. Dry chemical fire extinguishers (Class C) smother fires by coating the wires, outlet or other point of combustion with a thin layer of fire retardant powder containing carbon dioxide. Class C fire extinguishers are available in canisters of different weights; a 4-lb. extinguisher can be easily brought along when you’re required to work in tight spaces in attics, crawl spaces or basements.
Class ABC (multi-purpose) fire extinguishers are the most common types of extinguishers used on both commercial and residential jobsites. In addition to electrical fires, these extinguishers effectively smother wood, paper, plastic and textile fires. Instead of using Co2, ABC extinguishers employ monoammonium phosphate to smother fires. These extinguishers are also available in a variety of sizes.