Fire Prevention Week is October 6-12. Since 1925, Fire Prevention Week has been observed in the week containing October 9, to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire of October 8-9, 1871, and as a way to inform the public about fire prevention. More recently, October was named Fire Prevention Month. This issue focuses on fire safety in the workplace, but we can not forget safety at home as well (see Item #6).
This five-part article on from facilities.net offers good information on fire safety. (Item #1) Regardless of its size, a business should identify the most significant fire hazards and determine how to eliminate or reduce them. (Item #2) Fire and safety training empowers workers to create and maintain a safe environment. (Item #3)
If you are wondering about sprinkler systems, read about these myths and whether or not they are true. (Item #4) Here are some tips on developing a fire protection plan for your business. (Item #5) This article will help you create a fire safety plan for your home. (Item #6)