Fire Safety in the Workplace
As an employer you are responsible for the safety of your employees.
Here are some items that you as an employer can do to eliminate fire hazards in the workplace.
*check to make sure that cords, cables and outlets are not damaged. If they are have them replaced or repaired.
*Do not overload a circuit breaker or outlet.
*Keep all combustibles away from electricity.
*Be sure all emergency fire exits are clear from any obstacles.
*Ensure that all smoke alarms and/or sprinklers are installed and are working properly.
*Conduct regular fire drills to be sure everyone gets out quickly.
*Clear fire escapes should be placed on every floor of your building.
*Be sure employees know how to use a fire extinguishers.
Making sure that all employees are aware of the emergency procedures and all possible escape routes, is essential.
For fire remediation needs call SERVPRO of South Springfield/Agawam at 413-372-4115.