Fire Safety tips for nursing home and hospitals by Elion consultants

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.

Fire safety tips for schools by Elion Consultants

Combustible material (i.e. wood, paper, rubber, Styrofoam, foam rubber, cardboard and plastic boxes or anything easily burned) cannot be stored within 24 inches of any ceiling.
Fire can easily spread into “hidden” ceiling paneled areas and is difficult for firefighters to extinguish. Items stored close to the ceiling can block water from sprinkler heads trying to put out a fire. Pic