Fire and explosion
About dangerous substances
Dangerous substances are any substances used or present at work that could, if not properly controlled, cause harm to people as a result of a fire and explosion. Explosive atmospheres can be caused by flammable gases, mists or vapours or by combustible dusts.
More dangerous substances
General fire safety
At most workplaces the local Fire and Rescue Authority is responsible for enforcing general fire safety and if you need advice you should contact them.
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