Hazardous materials storage
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Typical causes of damages
Unsecured fire extinguisher may fall off wall and damage the shut-off valve or hose, releasing its contents. A damaged fire extinguisher may not be functional in an emergency.
Wall-mounted hardware for fire extinguishers must be secured to wall studs. The fire extinguisher must be secured to the cabinet or bracket.
The cabinet must be accessible either through breakable glass or latched door.