Posted in 23 May 2019, by Mic, kategori News

IMG_2457To get ready for any fire disaster, the Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Brawijaya (FT-UB) again held a simulation on fire extinguishers in theory and practice, on Monday, May 20, 2019, located in the backyard of GOR Pertamina UB.

This annual simulation was attended by all security personnel and representatives of administrative staff in the FT-UB environment. Head of General & State-Owned Sub Division, Ir. Maryono, M.Agr said that this kind of training was also useful for the accreditation process.

“Usually the simulation process is asked when the accreditation visitation as one of the processes of occupational health and safety,” he said.
IMG_2434Maryono also said that the purpose of this training was to find out how to properly use the fire extinguisher according to the instructions. This is also supported by the completeness of fire extinguishers in the FT-UB environment which is also quite adequate.

The existing APAR (Light Fire Extinguisher) Tubes should be replaced every year. So this training is also useful for utilizing the tube first before being renewed.

IMG_2426Safety Consultant CV. Hibaru, Imanuel Dian Pramana acted as the speaker delivering various techniques to the participants. Among users of fire extinguishers must pay attention to the direction of the wind. The user’s foot horses must also be considered.

“The left foot is in front if left-handed use the opposite leg. The need to make it easier when going over the body, “he explained.

Then, when it comes to spraying a fire extinguisher, the user simply presses it once and hold it down. The distance between the user and the fire must not be too close, around 2 meters.

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