Fire Drill Report

April 1, 2006 | Aging Services Risk, Quality, & Safety Guidance

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​An effective fire drill program is one that is well organized, designed specifically for the individual facility, and supplemented with sound fire safety education. The type of fire drill conducted must involve all staff members so that employees can learn their individual responsibilities in the event of a fire. Fire drills should educate and prepare employees for a worst-case fire scenario and ensure that building occupants can respond during potentially life-threatening situations.

Each fire drill must be critiqued, and the findings should be communicated to the safety committee for review and corrective action. The adequacy of staff participation should also be assessed,...

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