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
Use all precautions to prevent ignition in potentially explosive atmospheres such as those containing flammable liquid vapors or fine particles. Use non-sparking tools, and control static electricity as required.
Firstly Rescue all the people that are in danger. The first thing you must do is rescue people that are in danger. Follow your fire plan. Get your patients and residents out of danger. Move them to a safe place inside if you can. Move them outside if there is no safe place indoors. Get them out of the area and keep them out.
All hospitals and nursing homes must have stairway exits that are clearly marked with signs that are lit up so that all can see them. Nursing assistants must tell patients and residents to use the stairs and NOT the elevator if a fire starts in the area and they have to be moved to another floor of the facility for safety. Everyone must use the stairs.
Although some smaller warehouses may not legally require them, automated sprinkler should be considered as standard requirement in any warehouse.Storage should be maintained at least 18 inches below sprinkler head deflectors.
To escape during a fire Fall & Crawl. It is easier to breath in a fire if you stay low while getting out.Use the back of your hand to test if a door is hot before you open it. If it is hot, try to use another way out.
When fighting fires near exposed live parts, employees should avoid using fire- extinguishing liquids, which are not insulating. If necessary, all neighboring equipment may be killed or made dead.
Emergency exit doors shall always be constructed to open outwards.so in case of fire the occupants can readily escape from the fire place.
It is important to train your safety team in the use of your fire extinguishers. Improper use may cause the fire to spread and result in a failure to extinguish the fire.
Always Plan escape routes from each floor and practice using them. Be sure you can open doors and windows from the inside without a key.