e1Procedures Software House

Fire Safety
Workshop
www.e1procedures.com
Background
• Workplace fires kill 200 & injure more
than 5000 workers each year
• In 95 more than 75,000 workplace fires
cost businesses more than 2.3 billion
dollars


www.osha.gov
Be Prepared
• Know Exit Routes
• Ensure all fire alarms are functional
• Practice drills
• Location of Fire Extinguishers
• Emergency Numbers readily
accessible
• Report unsafe conditions
immediately
Do’s
• Do:
– Close all doors
– Pull Fire Alarm
– Report the fire
– If smoke present crawl on hands and
knees and keep your head low out of the
smoke
– Use stairs
– Assemble Outside
Stop
Drop
&
Roll
• If clothes
catch on fire
– Stop Drop
and Roll
– Cover Face
Don’ts
• Do Not:
– Use the elevators
– Break windows
– Exit until you feel the top of the exit door
– Go back for personal belongings
Fire Extinguishers
• A: Ordinary combustibles ex. paper, rags

• B: Flammable liquids ex. oil, solvents,
grease

• C: Electrical Fires

• D: Combustible metals
Fire Extinguishers
• Use pressurized water extinguishers
only on Class A
– Do not use on Class B or C can cause fire
to spread or electrical shock
• Use Dry Chemicals only on Class A, B,
C fires
• Use Carbon Dioxide on Class B or C
fires
Fire Extinguishers

P.A.S.S.
• How to Use an Extinguisher
– Pull ring from extinguisher handle
– Aim nozzle at base of fire
– Squeeze handle
– Sweep nozzle back and forth as you
advance
Fire Prevention
• Keep egress lanes clear of obstructions
• Avoid usage of extension cords,
ungrounded plugs, and multiple outlet
adapters
• Always keep fire resistive doors closed
• Store Hazardous materials in approved
properly labeled containers
Creating Disaster/Evacuation Plan
• Plan how you and your coworkers will
stay in contact if you are separated.
– Identify two area, one near workplace and
one away from the building

• Display & discuss floor plan for your
building with exits, hazards and
evacuation routes
Creating Disaster/Evacuation Plan
• Ensure some employees certified in CPR
• Discuss plan to evacuate employees with
disabilities
• Know how to shut off electricity, gas &
water at main switch
Disaster Supply Kits
• Food
• Water
• First Aid Kid
• Medications
• Tools
• Forks, knives, cups
• Extra batteries
• Flash Lights
• Cash/ Credit Cards
• Battery operated radio
• Gloves


• Clothes
• Scissors
• Maps
• Blankets
• Toilet Paper
• Jumper Cables
• Seasonal Supplies
• Flares
• Date your kit, &
restock every 6
months
• Supplies should last
for a minimum of
one week

Summary Fire Safety
• Know different types of fires
• Know different types of extinguishers
• Know P.A.S.S.
• Know egress routes
• Stop Drop and Roll if clothes are on fire


THANK - YOU
• e1Procedures Software House provides a full
range of consulting, public and in-house training in
international standards and process improvement
techniques which maximizes performance for your
company.

• Contact us and we can help support your
organization’s for implementing of any business
process improvement activities.

Visit - www.e1procedures.com
e1Procedures Software House