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Many portable and fixed devices run on battery power, or relay on this energy source in the event of a primary power loss.
Today’s Coffee Break Training, “Battery Storage Systems,” describes some of the hazards and protective features required for stationary battery systems.
Your Coffee Break can be downloaded from http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/downloads/pdf/coffee-break/cb_fp_2009_28.pdf
Always refer to nationally recognized design and installation standards, the product manufacturer or listing details for specific information.
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IMPORTANT RECALL NOTICE
Kidde Dual-Sensor Smoke Alarm Recall:
More information at: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09266.html
COFFEE BREAK’S OVER!
It’s time for the quarterly Coffee Break Training self-evaluation. The latest quiz can be found at http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/downloads/pdf/coffee-break/cbt_self_evaluation14.pdf
The United States Fire Administration recommends everyone should have a comprehensive fire protection plan that includes smoke alarms, residential sprinklers, and practicing a home fire escape plan.
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