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PU MMG organizes Hands-On Training on Usage of Fire Extinguishers
PU MMG organizes Hands-On Training on Usage of Fire Extinguishers


LAHORE: (Tuesday, December 22, 2015): Punjab University Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics has organized fire extinguishing training program to cope with fire-related emergencies. Chairperson Prof Dr Anjum Nasim Sabri, Assistant Professor MMG Dr Saira Malik and faculty members were present on the occasion.

The program involved fire drills and lectures on safety and precautionary measures that need to be taken in case of fire incidents. On this occasion demonstration and hands-on training session on the usage of fire extinguishers for its faculty members were conducted. This involved usage of different types of fire extinguishers including powder based, carbon dioxide based and halotron-I fire extinguishers. Each participant operated the fire extinguishers and successfully extinguished the set fire.