Preventing high risk fire accident fire safety and training
Fire equipment and fire safety training becomes of utmost significance under such scenarios mentioned in the PDF.
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Fire is an imminent danger waiting to happen anywhere. Whether it is a residential building, commercial space, market area or even a forest, no place is completely free and safe from fire accidents. Such as accident can be small scale or large scale and depending on their magnitude, it can take a lot of lives or cause injuries, and most definitely cause damage and loss of property. But the scale of fire accidents can be minimized if the right kind of fire assistance is available and provided at the right time. Fire equipments and fire safety training becomes of utmost significance under such scenarios.
Fire safety training is provided to employees by their employers in many organizations. This is done by either getting them repeatedly to participate in mock fire drills to increase their fire readiness and also by enrolling them in fire warden training courses depending on their role and readiness to learn.
It is a good investment by high risk workplace to train employees and assign them the role of fire warden. This is done so that each building or floor can have its own fire warden who will know exactly what to be done in case there is a fire. For example, this person will know the emergency exits and evacuation plan of the building.
Preventing High Risk Fire Accident: Fire Safety and Training
Significance of Fire Drills and Fire Warden Training
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They will be more aware how to protect people from getting burns and for to use fire safety devices which may be fitted in certain places in the building. They will guide people towards the stairs and also know to calm the people around them as panicking makes the situation worse.
Another aspect of fire safety is the role of fire hose reels and sprinkler systems. The former has the role of providing a continued and controlled supply of water to extinguish fire and contain its risk of spreading. The hose reels have non kinking tube, and a guide to use them, and a nozzle to control the flow and direction of the water.
If used properly and on time, they are a great aid during emergencies but prior training in use is very important as panic can make a person unable to use it properly.
Fire Safety: Use of Sprinkler Systems and Fire Hose Reels
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The use of sprinklers apart from installation of fire alarms is necessary for homes and work places as they are immediate tools to contain the risk of firs accidents from spreading.
As soon the sprinkler detect fire, they come into action by releasing adequate water so as to put off fire, and prevent much damage to lives and property. This way there is minimum amount of damage and fire is dealt with in an effective manner before the help of fire services are arrive.
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