Due to lack of higher safety training and knowledge of handling fire safety equipment fire at workplaces or at homes tolls immeasurable and intolerable losses of life and property. A tiny spark of a flame may turn into a big fire by front moves along or through the burning material and proved to be fatal. The statistics for the loss of life and physical assets are shockingly horrifying! The National Crime Records Bureau indicates that “More than two lacs lives had lost during the last decade due to fire accidents in India only!.” The foremost cause of these fatalities is unawareness, ignorance, and lack of training. Here are 10 fire safety tips, we have put together for you.
1) INSTALL FIRE DETECTION SYSTEM
Each and every industry has to install a fire detection system. In the case of accidental fires, warning alarms are automatically triggered by the system. If the alarms are not automatic then it should be triggered manually by a tech expert.
The installation of a fire detection system is legally mandatory in industries all over the globe.
2) KEEP READY AN EMERGENCY PLAN.
There should be always an emergency plan and it’s back up for the safety of the working people. Trained them in evacuation procedures at the time of hazard.
3) CREATION OF AN EFFECTIVE FIRE ESCAPE ROUTE.
The fire escape route to evacuate the people at a safe place should be always designed by the experts. The route should have clear indications and a well-lit vision.
4) DESIGNATE A FIRE WARDEN.
A certified person skilled in creating and maintaining fire safety procedures should be designated.
5) KNOW YOUR FIRE EXTINGUISHER.
An inappropriate type of installation of fire extinguishers is one of the major risks during the process of extinguishing the fire.
For the different classes of fire different types of extinguisher should be used for fire safety. For Class B fire (fire from inflammable liquids) or from electricity causes shock or explosion if tried to extinguish with a water extinguisher. The use of carbon dioxide extinguisher on chemical fire results in a violent explosion. Hence, an extinguisher should be installed according to the workplace environment for fireplace safety.
6) INSTALLATION OF EMERGENCY LIGHTING
The immediate consequence of accidental fire is the failure of electric supply, hence there should be a backup of emergency lighting throughout the safe route that helps the workers to access a safe place.
7) CHECK FIRE SAFETY SIGNS
Fire safety signs should contain clear and bright colored pictures to understand for the person of poor vision easily.
Pictures should be preferred overuse of languages. A person not knowing that particular language is able to get them.
8) TRAIN THE EMPLOYEES IN FIRE SAFETY
Through the Seminars, lectures, and videos train your people in the process of escaping and to pay attention to the instructions of fire wardens. How to understand the signs and use the safety route.
9) REGULAR FIRE DRILLS
Furnish and refresh training for fire safety by regular drills is necessary.
10) PROMOTE GOOD STORAGE
Don’t store inflammable materials for longer than necessary. Avoid overloading plug sockets. It may cause a short circuit, which is a very common concern of fire. Store safety equipment properly. Corroded fire extinguisher gives rise to an explosion.
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