Compliance: Fire Safety
- Understand fire safety guidelines
- Know the hospital fire plan
- Perform evacuation steps
This course trains staff in the proper steps to follow when there is a fire or other emergency. This includes events when patients, visitors, or staff must leave the floor or building. The Hospital Fire Plan shows that it is important to the hospital to keep both you and your patients safe.
Topics covered include:
- Fire Safety Guidelines
- Hospital Fire Plan
- Evacuation Steps
Did you know…
- For each year from 2012 to 2014, an estimated 5,700 medical facility fires were reported to fire departments in the United States. Nearly a fifth of those (1,100 fires) were in hospitals.
- It is estimated that these fires caused fewer than five deaths, 25 injuries and $5 million in property loss per year
Course at a Glance
Target Audience: Healthcare staff
Time to Complete: 60 Minutes
Contributor: Partners Healthcare, MedStar
Partners Healthcare and MedStar
Partners Healthcare is a not-for-proft health care system that is committed to patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community locally and globally.
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