Fire Prevention

DO's

  • Know the location of fire extinguishers, exit routes and the nearest manual fire call point.
  • Make yourself conversant with the type of fire extinguisher and its operation.
  • Keep your work place clean and tidy. Do learn by heart the important telephone numbers of fire control room i.e. 444/555 and use of safety equipments such as fire extinguishers & personal protective equipments.
  • Do inform fire department about the accidental use of fire safety equipments such as fire extinguishers.
  • Do report all fire/non-fire emergencies to your area incharge and fire station.
  • Do shout 'FIRE-FIRE' in case you notice outbreak of fire.
  • Do practice no smoking in the work place and where the 'No Smoking' signs are displayed.

DON'Ts

  • Don't use open flames/carry out hot work in the areas where hazardous gases/chemicals are stored unless authorised.
  • Don't remove portable extinguishers from their assigned location except in case of fire.
  • Don't obstruct/block aisles, exits, hose cabinets, portable fire extinguishers or sprinkler valves.
  • Don't fiddle with the various facilities until and unless you are authorised to do so.
  • Don't use fire safety equipments for any other purpose, other than they are meant for.
  • Don't store chemicals near the source of heat.
  • Don't carry chemical bottles in hand. Always make use of trolleys. Do not panic in the emergency situation and follow the guidelines as given under general action plan.