Fires are one of the most common types of workplace emergencies. To ensure that you fulfill your duty to protect workers in the event of a fire, you should have a fire safety plan, either as a stand-alone plan or part of an overall emergency plan. To create such a plan, you should first assess your workplace for fire hazards and factors impacting safety in a fire.
HOW TO USE THE TOOL
Use this form to ensure that you assess all areas and aspects of your workplace that are relevant when it comes to fire safety. Indicate whether you’ve assessed each area or aspect and note any issues to be addressed, such as blocked fire exits or malfunctioning smoke detectors. Address any identified fire safety issues and then use the other information gathered to develop an effective fire safety plan for your workplace.