Industries and plants should be provided with Fire Dampers,The dampers shall operate automatically and shall simultaneously switch off the air- handling fans. Manual operation facilities shall also be provided.
Make sure the proper type plug is in each outlet. If you are using three-prong plugs in a room with two-conductor outlets, do not cut off the ground pin (the third prong) from the plug; this could lead to an electrical shock hazard.
Maintain free access to all electrical control panels. Material or equipment stored in front of the panels would slow down the shutting down of power in an emergency situation.
Switch off electrical items that are not in regular use at the plug and ensure that when we are away from the house for any length of time that you unplug and switch off electrical items as items left plugged in can be a fire risk and waste energy if left on standby.
An employer must ensure provision of and access to first aid equipment, facilities, and that an adequate number of workers (or other persons) have been trained to administer first aid.
Kitchen towels, oven mitts, appliance cords and even curtains can easily catch fire if set near a hot burner. Always move flammable items away from your stove top. “And be careful when using towels to move a pot off the burner.
Make sure tools, appliances and extension cords to be used outdoors are approved for outdoor use. They are made with heavier wiring, special moisture resistant cords, insulating and three-way grounded plugs.
Containers, cylinders, tanks shall be separated from combustible material, waste, vegetation , source of heat and conditions that present exposure hazard to or from each other.
Stay away from metal fences that are electrified to protect property or keep in animals. (Other metal fences could become electrified by a downed wire). Be very careful, especially after rains.
Create “Kid Free” zones around kitchen hot spots. Use construction paper or tape to mark off at least a three foot area around the stove, oven and microwave where spills and injuries could occur.