According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), around 1,400 fires occur annually in which flammable or combustible liquids were first ignited. Direct property damage is approximately $76 million dollars each year.
As you can see, flammable liquids must be handled with care. Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:
Describe the characteristics of flammable liquids
Recognize hazards inherent with work involving flammable liquids
Identify the safety requirements for the use of flammable liquids on the job
Recognize the storage requirements for flammable liquids at a work facility
Describe the principles of flashpoint protection when working with flammable liquids
Demonstrate the steps for inspecting inventories of flammable liquids in the workplace