P.A.S.S. Concept (to use a fire extinguisher) Policy Term Definition

• Pull the pin.  This unlocks the operating level and allows you to discharge the extinguisher.
• Aim low.  Point the extinguisher nozzle or hose at the base of the fire.
• Squeeze the level below the handle.  This discharges the extinguisher agent.
• Sweep from side to side, moving carefully toward the fire.  Keep the extinguisher aimed at the base of the fire and sweep back and forth until the flames appear to be out.  Watch the fire area to see if the fire reignites.