Ludhiana, March 03, 2015 (Kulwant Singh Mararr): Chemistry Department of Khalsa College for Women, Civil Lines Ludhiana organized a workshop on Fire Safety in association with Cease fire Industries Limited today. Karan Sachdeva and Sushant Arora gave lecture cum demonstration on the use of fire extinguishers in case of fire.
Fire is the most common hazard which one faces in labs. Fire in the laboratory can occur with electrical equipment (wire and appliances), misuse of flammable liquids, explosions, gas and spontaneous ignition. Proper training and procedures can minimize the chances of accidental fires. Students were taught when and how to use fire extinguisher without panicking and to follow proper evacuation methods in case of fire emergency.
Principal Dr. Renu Saini also attended the workshop and appreciated the efforts made by Chemistry Department, students and staff.