Marijuana Facility Dangers

Marijuana Facility Dangers Marijuana facility dangers are a surprise to many, but not to a fire fighter. Preventing marijuana facility fires and other safety concerns offer good incentives for marijuana facility managers to hire staff who have some formal education in marijuana.  Marijuana facility dangers are everywhere so safety in all respects is a concern.  In particular, fires are a major threat. As a result, Arizona officials are warning about marijuana facility dangers, most critically, fire risks.  Arizona alone, has had several incidents including 2 fires at medical marijuana facilities and a chemical spill at another facility. Dangers Marijuana facility dangers vary in growing, processing and sale facilities.  These facilities can contain chemicals of varying danger if inhaled and chemicals that are flammable or that may explode.  Marijuana itself which, if burning, would require fire fighters to use their breathing apparatus or get lit themselves. Marijuana facilities commonly contain fertilizers which can be very explosive. Butane or other flammable solvents are often used to manufacture certain marijuana products and must be stored and handled carefully.  Dangers include chemicals like herbicides, insecticide and fungicides and even mold.  In one case, a fire fighter became ill several days after fighting…