Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Fire Prevention, Preparedness & Safety

October 3, 2018 - National Fire Prevention Week, this year Oct. 7-13, has been observed since 1922 in the week in which Oct. 9 falls to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire, which occurred Oct. 8-10 and killed more than 300 people. October also is National Fire Prevention Month. Each year at this time we like to focus on fire safety, prevention, and preparedness. Take a look at this week's articles to see how to prepare and stay safe at work and at home. Don't take your safety for granted.

All companies should create a basic fire prevention plan for fire safety. (Item #1)  To protect yourself, home, and loved ones, follow this fire safety guide, so you're prepared for the worst. (Item #2)  Having your door closed makes a 900 degree difference in a fire. (Item #3)

Fire takes more lives in the workplace than anything else... here are some tips to prevent such fatalities.  (Item #4)  Pull, aim, squeeze, sweep (PASS)... do you know to what this refers? (Item #5)  Fire evacuation procedures are critical... make sure everyone knows them. (Item #6)

For the full issue, click here.

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