Fend Off Fires: A Lorry Driver’s Guide to Safety Equipment

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Dry Powder Fire Extinguisher

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Fire Extinguisher Cabinet

Yous water and dust. You can easily install it in your lorry and its high-visibility casing will help you find it, even amongst the panic caused by the flames.

Fire Blanket

Kept in a hard, plastic container, this 1mx1m blanket can be used to choke small flames and prevent them from spreading.

Fire Safety Log Book

This little book will help you keep your records up-to-date. You can easily track all of your fire equipment maintenance and servicing. You can also note when you last had a fire drill or attended staff training.

Emergency Gas Horn

Ideal for drivers completing haulage jobs, this is a portable horn that is operated using gas. It sounds at 110dB and can be heard 1.5km away. If you are dealing with a fire, you can warn other drivers of the danger by sounding the alarm.

Fire Marshall Kit

To ensure your own safety during haulage jobs, the best thing to do is have a Fire Marshal Kit. All your emergency equipment will be in one practical bag, such as your warden vest and reflective armbands to make yourself visible if you need to leave your burning vehicle. A plastic whistle, air horn and mini megaphone to sound danger, as well as a torch and light sticks, are also included.

By the way, the Road Haulage Association (RHA) sells all of these items on their website. If your new year

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Norman Dulwich is a Correspondent for Haulage Exchange, the leading online trade network for the road transport industry. Connecting logistics professionals across the UK and Europe through their website, Haulage Exchange provides services for matching haulage jobs with available drivers. Over 4,800 transport exchange businesses are networked together through their website, trading jobs and capacity in a safe ''wholesale'' environment.

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Date: 01/23/2018 - 05:32
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