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Three steps — Let this be a guide in helping prevent a dangerous or deadly fire at your business. Take a look at the following to see how these action items could be applied today.
Educate your employees on the consequences of a potential fire at your business.
The impact of a fire can be:
It doesn’t just affect you. Your employees, their families, and their livelihoods are also at stake.
Implement a fire prevention plan at your business.
Your plan should include:
- Designating a person who is responsible for fire prevention at your business
- Conducting a regular fire safety walkthrough
- Completing the fire safety checklist to identify sources of fire at your business
Fires are avoidable. Make it your responsibility to educate and equip your employees with the knowledge on how to prevent fires at your workplace.
Repeat steps one and two.
Take the time to focus on:
- Using the checklist frequently
- Evaluating fire hazards continuously
- Training your employees on an ongoing basis
Fire prevention is an everyday practice. It could be the difference between a successful business and one that is gone the next day. To learn more about this important topic, and to review helpful risk management resources, reach out to your local Federated® marketing representative.
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