Fire Safety Checklist for Hospitals

Hospitals face a high risk of fire due to the presence of flammable chemicals, pressurised oxygen lines, and large amounts of other flammable material. The large numbers of invalids and sick patients who cannot be evacuated easily compound the problems …

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How to Avoid Fires

To reduce the risk of fire occurring in homes, some simple steps can be adopted. In the Kitchen Almost half of all house fires start in the kitchen. Below are ways and means by which we can reduce the chances …

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Fire Audits and How to Conduct Them

  Fire is one of the most important forces in human history. It is sacred, it made lighting and cooking possible and it is a catalyst in almost all industrial processes.   But Fire can also be disastrous.   We …

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How to Use Fire Safety Equipment

  Commonly used fire safety equipment includes: 1. Smoke alarms 2. Portable fire extinguishers SMOKE ALARMS A smoke alarm senses smoke and can alert you to a fire to give you time to escape. There are two main types of …

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Fire Safety Do’s and Don’ts

  Mumbai is a very active city which is susceptible to fires. Although we can have faith in our local fire-fighters it is better that we try our best to make their lives easier with a few simple fire safety …

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What to Do in Case of a Fire

  When a Fire occurs, our reactions in the initial moments can mean the difference between a minor fire confined to a single room, and a major fire that could destroy an entire building. It is important to know what …

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The Definition of Fire

  The destruction of property and loss of life due fire is common all around the world. Factors like faulty wiring cooking and heating equipment, appliances, tools, air conditioning as well as children playing etc can cause a fire. Examples …

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Role of the Fire Services

  The city of Mumbai depends on the local fire department for their safety and not only from fires. Fire-fighters are expected to be available at any time of the day and night for in times of disaster like fires …

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Fire Safety Checklist for Buildings

Ensuring preparedness for fires is of prime importance for all buildings, especially residential ones. A combined effort is required on the part of the owner, the occupants, and the fire department, in order maintain fire safety.   To help the …

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