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Fire Safety: Patient Evacuation

Learning Objectives

  • Identify fire prevention and containment techniques that you and your employer may use to help reduce the risk that a fire will ignite and spread at your facility
  • Describe actions that you and your employer should take in response to a fire, including how to use a fire extinguisher
  • Recognize the components of an emergency action plan, and describe how to protect, and if necessary evacuate, patients from a fire

Available in English

22 minutes

Course Outline
  • Fire Prevention and Containment
  • Fire Response
  • Evacuation
Regulations
  • CFR 1910.34(a), (b), (c)(1) and (2)
  • 29 CFR 1910.157(c)(1) and (4); (d)(1), (g)(1)
  • 29 CFR 1910.35 29 CFR1910.36 (b)
  • 29 CFR 1910.38 (b) and (c)
  • 29 CFR 1910.39 (b)
  • OSHA Publication 3088: How to Plan for Workplace Emergencies and Evacuations OSHA Publication 3122: Principal Emergency Response and Preparedness OSHA Fact Sheet: Planning and Responding to Workplace Emergencies OSHA eTool: Evacuation Plans and Procedures - Fire Prevention Plan OSHA Fact Sheet: Fire Safety in the Workplace