Fire and explosion

Each year many people suffer burns caused by the uncontrolled ignition of the flammable chemicals and other materials they work with.

Work with flammable substances is hazardous because of the risk of fire and explosion. The effects of accidental fires or explosions can be devastating in terms of lives lost, injuries, damage to property and the environment, and to business continuity.  

Working with flammable liquids, dusts, gases and solids is hazardous because of the risk of fire and explosion.

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