RINA renewal approval for Safetymore

RINA renewal approval for Safetymore

On the line of classification requirements Safetymore complies with the relevant RINA ” rules for the certification of service suppliers”. The renewal approval for inspection of fire extinguishing equipment and system, service of self contained breathing apparatus, service of immersion suits, lifejackets and thermal protective aid is addressed to all ships classed by Rina (Registro Italiano Navale). The RINA Certificate of approval...

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Maintenance of pressurized fire extinguishers

Maintenance of pressurized fire extinguishers

The extinguisher should be inspected at regular intervals (monthly or more often if circumstances dictate) to insure that it is ready for use.  Inspect that a fire extinguisher is available and is in operating condition.  It is intended to give reasonable assurance that the fire extinguisher is fully charged. Visually inspect the pressure gauge: a. If bent, damaged or improper gauge, depressurize and replace. b. If pressure is low, check for...

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Posidonia Exhibition 2016

Posidonia Exhibition 2016

Safetymore team visit Posidonia The International Shipping Exhibition held in Greece on 6-10th June. Safetymore was represented by Bogdan Moldoveanu, Manager from Safetymore Romania  and Kamen Kaludov from Safetymore Bulgaria Ltd. Posidonia is a key milestone for the global shipping industry and one of the most prestigious maritime’s...

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Fire classes

Fire classes

In firefighting, fires are identified according to one or more fire classes. Each class designates the fuel involved in the fire, and thus the most appropriate extinguishing agent. The classifications allow selection of extinguishing agents along lines of effectiveness at putting the type of fire out, as well as avoiding unwanted side-effects. For example, non-conductive extinguishing agents are rated for electrical fires, so to avoid...

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Dry powder fire extinguisher (Class A ,B ,C ,D)

Dry powder fire extinguisher (Class A ,B ,C ,D)

Useful on most alkali metals including sodium and potassium, and other metals including magnesium, titanium, aluminum, and zirconium. The effect of the powder is to “knock down” the flames and it is best for fires involving flammable liquids or gases. Plastic melts to form an oxygen-excluding crust over the metal, and the salt dissipates heat. Standard powders work well only on burning liquids but the dry powder is multi purpose. The...

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