Fire Protection safety Tips for Schools
While the number of school fires has decreased over recent years, they continue to be a serious risk for schools. Every year around one in twenty schools experiences a fire and nearly hour of faculty fires are started deliberately.
The short effects of loss of facilities and instrumentation may be calculated, however the longer-term effects of loss of work, disruption of categories and lowering of morale square measure a lot of more durable to quantify.
- Develop a fire emergency plan for the school and ensure that everyone knows it.
- Always keep escape/ evacuation routes clear of any blockades.
- Keep flammables like kerosene, gas cylinder etc. out of the reach of children.
- Always follow the building by-laws to keep your school safe and secure.
- Keep storage and working areas free from trash.
- Ensure old wiring is maintained and broken electrical fittings repaired by an electrician.
- The cafeteria staff should be extra cautious while working in the kitchen.
- Keep fire extinguishers in working condition and learn how to operate them.
- Practice moving through your escape routes with eyes closed during normal times.
- Always maintain a First Aid kit and keep it ready for any emergency. Keep the boxes at easily accessible locations.
- Teach students to fire safety rules.
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