For safety, many people have fire emergency kits at home, which are generally equipped with fire equipment supplies, escape tools and simple medicine to deal with trauma to ensure self-rescue. Although the probability of its use is very low, if you use it, you may be able to save your own life or the lives of others. So how to use a fire emergency kit? Let’s learn about the instructions for the use of fire emergency kits with Baibai Safety Net Xiaobian.
According to some data, 80% of the victims in the fire were choked by billowing smoke, resulting in breathing difficulties and suffocation. If you want to stay away from smoke in the fire, gas masks are the magic weapon.
Fire escape mask
It has a protective effect on carbon monoxide, hydrogen cyanide, toxic smoke and toxic fog, and the action time is about 40 minutes. In many fire casualties, most of the victims are not burned, but injured by smoke. With this mask, there is no need to be afraid of smoke if you are trapped in the fire for a short time. It should be reminded that the plastic sealing bag of the mask should not be opened if it is not used, otherwise substances with adsorption such as activated carbon will fail and affect the protective effect.
It is made of glass fiber, and its main function is oxygen insulation fire extinguishing and fire prevention. Its thermal insulation effect is better, if a small fire occurs in the kitchen at home, you can use it to cover it; When caught in a fire, wrap it as a coat and escape.
Mainly used for a family of three to escape, it is much safer than climbing down with curtains and sheets tied into a rope, and can withstand temperatures of more than 200 degrees Celsius. There is also a stainless steel clasp at one end of the rope for quick fixation. The escape rope also has a night reflective function, which is easy to be found by search and rescue personnel when hung outside.
Emergency small flashlight
In the event of a fire or earthquake, power facilities in the affected area may also be damaged. At this time, the small flashlight can be used both as lighting and as an emergency distress signal. This small flashlight has a waterproof function, which does not affect the use on rainy days. The “butt” of the small flashlight is cast from alloy, and it can be used as a small hammer in an emergency, and it is not a problem to smash glass.
It is used in conjunction with a flashlight or escape rope in escape to prevent hand injury. The side with a bump is the palm of the hand.
It has aluminum veneers with a pinch-nose for a snug fit on the face. This kind of mask is different from the general medical mask, it is mainly used in the field of industrial production, can prevent the inhalation of fine particles, dangerous chemicals. It can be used in a large smoke and dust environment such as a fire to protect the respiratory system.
Home use to choose the standard configuration of the fire emergency kit on it. In order to prevent fire from occurring and self-help, Baibai Safety Net Xiaobian reminds everyone to understand some family fire prevention tips.
(1) When a fire strikes, escape quickly and do not covet property. It is best to equip the home with corresponding fire extinguishing equipment, such as: fire blankets, fire extinguishers, etc. If there are debris piled up in the staircase, balcony and other passages in the home, pay attention to timely cleaning, it is best not to install various fence-type closed balconies and anti-theft windows to prevent fire from occurring, it is difficult to escape.
(2) When threatened by fire, immediately put on soaked clothing, bedding, etc. and rush out in the direction of the safety exit. When escaping through thick smoke, try to keep your body close to the ground and cover your mouth and nose with a wet towel. If you are on fire, do not run, but roll on the spot or suppress the fire with heavy clothing.
(3) Bad habits are easy to cause fire. Some people like to smoke in bed or sofa, cigarette butts and soot once dropped on bedding, mosquito nets, clothes or sofas, it is easy to cause fire; If cigarette butts and unextinguished matches are thrown casually onto paper baskets, firewood piles, clothing, and other items, fires are inevitable.