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role in achieving this goal. The GRFD Fire Prevention Bureau requires employers and employer
representatives to evaluate their workplace, work processes, and fire safety procedures. $ FIRE AND LIFE SAFETY PROGRAM Maintenance/Security Personnel
Building maintenance and facility security personnel serve an important role in emergency preparedness.
The facility’s Building and Emergency Coordinators (see page 52, below) are typically included in this
personnel. Through the Building Maintenance or Facility Security, volunteers serve as Floor Wardens,
who insure that their floor or area of responsibility is safe, and that maintenance issues are reported
Monthly inspections of buildings include the following:
Exit Lights/Emergency Lights
Accessible exit ways
Fire Pumps (if provided)
Working as a team, Building and Emergency Coordinators and Floor Wardens prepare buildings for safe
evacuation before an emergency and assist in the evacuation during an emergency. Employees, Residents, Customers and Visitors
Employees, residents, customers and visitors play an important part in assuring safe buildings and
practices: they must do what they can to protect themselves and others within the community and
respond appropriately to emergencies. Employees must avail themselves of information pertaining to the
safe conduct of their work, regardless of the setting. Residents, customers, and visitors must also
participate in fire and life safety programs and respect the safety of others and their own safety. Contractors
Contractors working in the City of Grand Rapids are expected to observe and abide by state and federal
codes and regulations as well as policies and procedures established by the City of Grand Rapids.
Contractors should refer to the following sections for detailed requirements:
“Hot Works Permit Program,” page 101, below
“Fire Protection System Impairment Procedures,” page 45, below
“Fire Safety During Construction,” page 121, below Conclusion
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2014 for the course MOS 5101 taught by Professor Dr.baumgardner during the Fall '13 term at Columbia Southern University, Orange Beach.
- Fall '13