Do you own a business? Do you have all of the necessary precautions in place to prevent and minimize fires? Many businesses think that installing fire alarms, extinguishers, and proper lighting is all it takes. However, there is more to a comprehensive fire safety program. An all-encompassing fire safety program starts with the basics and educating your employees with the right knowledge for when they need it most –during a fire.
In 2015, more than 136,000 non-residential fires were reported according to the NFPA. These fires resulted in nearly 2,000 injuries and more than three billion dollars in property damage. As a business owner or manager, training employees on fire safety needs to be a priority to avoid becoming a statistic. To help you train properly, we’ve put together a list of standards every member of your team needs to understand.