What are the most effective Workplace Fire Safety Systems?

When it comes to fire protection, there is no such thing as having too much fire safety equipment/ systems. The real question is this: Do you have the right fire alarm systems at your commercial facility?

 

Having a workplace fire safety plan is so important to fire and life safety. By having a reliable workplace fire safety plan, you can ensure that your employees are well aware of fire emergency response protocols and highly knowledgeable about fire prevention tactics in the workplace.

 

What should employees know about Workplace Fire Safety precautions?

For workplace fire safety, your employees should know 4 things about fire prevention and fire safety.

 

  1. -Employees should know what is the facility fire emergency procedure in the case of a commercial fire.
  2. -Employees should know what fire hazards are present at your commercial facility and what they should do to assist fire prevention.
  3. -Employees should know how to properly use fire extinguishers at your commercial facility.
  4. -Workers should know what actions they should take during a fire drill as well as a real fire emergency.

 

By having a census on workplace fire safety guidelines and knowing when to use fire extinguishers for a fire emergency, employees will learn how to survive commercial fires. They will learn how to safely handle and use portable fire extinguishers in the case of an emergency.

 

Every year 6,000-office fires (or more) happen in the United States of America. The primary reason office fires ignite is related to arson. Improving building security and making sure employees do their part in boosting fire safety best practices at the office to prevent arson.

 

With Building Reports, you can make it easy on yourself and your employees to identify where fire alarms are present in your commercial facility. When employees know where fire safety tools are located in the building, preventing loss of life and property increases.

 

Here are some fire safety essentials your commercial facility should make employees aware of:

 

-Portable Fire Extinguishers

– Fire Alarm Systems

– Mass Notification Systems

– Firestops

 –Automatic Sprinklers

 –Smoke Detectors and Pull Alarms.

 

If you notice your commercial facility has missing/broken fire safety equipment, it is time to have your fire safety equipment replaced. Yes, this includes replacing exit lights that are not properly operating.

 

Learn more about establishing an effective fire emergency plan for your commercial facility by taking a look at the Fire Protection Systems Fireline Corporation has to offer. Call Fireline Corporation today at 800-553-3405 or click here for more details.

 

Fireline a Maryland corporation founded in 1947 by John S. Waters. Fireline remains a pioneer in the fledgling fire equipment distribution business and we have grown to encompass all facets of fire protection. We can design, install, inspect, or service any type of fire protection system. From fire alarm to fire extinguishers, we do it all.


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Source:

http://www.seattle.gov/fire/pubed/business/Workplace%20Fire%20Safety.pdf

http://www.firerescue1.com/fire-apparatus/articles/1652994-Fire-attack-Multi-use-commercial-facility/

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