Everyone MUST evacuate the building by way of the safest and closest exit and/or stairway. NEVER use an elevator to exit during a fire alarm activation.
A no smoking policy should be adopted throughout the premises with designated smoking areas for staff and as a result these areas can be supervised closely.Use signage and constantly broadcast the dangers to the staff.
Always follow the manufacturer’s instructions on chemical containers, Handle with extreme caution. Use recommended protective equipment: gloves, safety goggles, etc. Ensure adequate ventilation.
Always replace appliances with broken, exposed or frayed wires or broken plug prongs immediately. Do not try to fix these on your own!
Regularly check flexible cables on kettles and other similar appliances – look for signs of fraying, general wear and tear, or a loose plug. Do this before you plug anything in.
All Exits shall be arranged and maintained to provide free and unobstructed escape from all parts of the Theater/cinema at all times it is occupied. Exits shall not be locked.
If you store hazardous materials properly, the chances of fire, spills, and accidents are greatly reduced. A leaking drum of lacquer thinner can be a fire hazard unless the right precautions are taken. Make sure you know the loading and storage chart so you don’t load noncompatibles on the same trailer or in the same area of the terminal.
In shops and offices,a higher fire risk are at storerooms, rooms where the photo copying equipment and stationery is stored because flammable liquids may be present and a large quantity of flammable goods are stored with limited supervision. House keeping and ensuring the rooms are keep as tidy as possible will reduce the risk.
Always store paint and other flammable liquids in their original, labeled containers with tight fitting lids and away from heat sources.
Be aware that if a fire threatens your home, you should not place the call to emergency services from inside the home. It is better to get out and place the call to fire authorities from a safe location outside the home.