Fire protection: A guide for facility managers (The by David H Wagner

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Prior to and at the completion of all drills, the fire department and/or the central alarm supervising station should be notified. If given advance notice, the fire department may want to participate in the drill. Some departments can provide an inspector to help conduct or evaluate the initial drill program. Timing the various phases of the drill will assist future drills by establishing goals for improvement. Significant times to note are: Time from the discovery of the emergency to the notification of staff and systems operation.

Timing the various phases of the drill will assist future drills by establishing goals for improvement. Significant times to note are: Time from the discovery of the emergency to the notification of staff and systems operation. Time from alarm initiation to the evacuation of a floor or area. Time from the alarm initiation to the relocation at specific refuge sites and a head count taken. Since fire drills are required by many fire authorities, non-participation by tenants or employees must be documented.

Sample fire drill critique form. Page 22 of taxes? '' These are valid questions often asked by managers, and in fact, a facility has every right to rely exclusively on the fire department for all fire suppression activities. But a number of factors must be considered before the idea of a fire brigade is rejected: Does the facility have a high vulnerability to fire? How great are the property damage and business interruption potentials? Would a fire brigade help in reducing a facility's susceptibility to losses?

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