Smoking or other sources of ignition shall not be permitted in areas where flammable or explosive materials are stored or are present. All such areas shall be conspicuously posted: NO SMOKING OR OPEN FLAMES. There is a no smoking Policy in effect within all Company facilities.


Fires and open flame devices shall not be left unattended unless protected with automatic temperature control and cutoff devices.

Cleaning and Degreasing:

Gasoline and liquids with a flash point below 100 degrees Fahrenheit shall not be used for cleaning and degreasing.

Building Exits:

All buildings, shops, and plant facilities in which Employee(s) are required to work shall have at least two well-marked and lighted exits. The two exits shall be arranged to minimize the possibility of both exits being rendered inaccessible by one fire or emergency condition.

Fire Extinguishers:

Distinctly marked fire extinguishers rated 2A40B: C or greater shall be suitably placed as follows:

  1. One for each 3,000 square feet of building area or major fraction thereof. Travel distance from any point of protected area to nearest extinguisher shall not exceed 100 feet.
  2. One or more on each floor of buildings with at least one located adjacent to each stairway.
  3. At least one located outside but not more than 10 feet from the door opening into any room used for storage of more than 60 gallons of flammable or combustible liquids.
  1. At least one located not less than 25 feet, nor more than 75 feet from any outside flammable or combustible liquid storage area.
  2. At least one within 50 feet of wherever more than 5 gallons of flammable or combustible liquids or 5 pounds of flammable gas is being used.