Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Fire Preparedness

September 27, 2017 - October is National Fire Prevention Month, and Fire Prevention Week this year is the week of Oct. 8. This year's theme is "Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!" More than likely, fire risk and prevention are part of your business continuity plan, but, if you haven't covered everything you should, this week's articles can help you improve your plan.

The simplest tasks can become difficult in stressful crisis situations; ensure everyone in the organization knows what to do in a crisis. (Item #1)  Here are some fire safety tips to help your business prevent disaster. (Item #2)  Do you know what to do to lessen the likelihood of an office fire breaking out — and how to react if one does? (Item #3)

Fire presents a significant risk to businesses; it can kill or seriously injure employees or visitors and can damage or destroy buildings, equipment, and stock. (Item #4)  Sure you have fire extinguishers, but do your employees know how (and when) to use them safely? (Item #5)  The fire's over, the damage is done… now what? (Item #6)

For the full issue, click here.

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