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Fire Safety: Fire Safety: Prevention, Exit Drills and Hazards
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Fire Prevention The “Fire Triangle” identifies the three components of any fire: Fuel paper, wood, flammable gas, energized electrical equipment, etc. .. Energy (heat), sufficient to support combustion. Often referred to as the ignition source. Oxidizer (air) IF ANY ONE OF THESE IS MISSING, A FIRE CANNOT CONTINUE. THEREFORE
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Prevention Prevention is based on Prevention is based on eliminating or eliminating or minimizing one of the minimizing one of the components of the “Fire components of the “Fire Triangle”. Triangle”.
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Prevention Other fire prevention methods include: Heat and/or smoke detectors. Automatic fire sprinkler systems. Kitchen hood systems. Building codes and materials. Flame retardant furnishings and materials.
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Exit Drills DYC requires monthly fire drills conducted in all occupied locations of the facility including school buildings/areas. The fire drills should include staff from all shifts on a rotating basis (i.e. one per shift per quarter).
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Primary and secondary evacuation routes should be established, and
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