Every business be it a small or large, requires a fire evacuation plan. But do any of your employees understand what is it and how it works? How many businesses have emergency fire drills? Not many!

We are sharing some important reasons why you should have an upgraded fire evacuation plan at your premise.

Fire Evacuation Plan Implementation with the location of Fire Equipment and first aid kit

Most employers have a fire evacuation plan as part of their building architecture codes and design. These paths typically map out where the fire safety equipment are located such as fire extinguishers, first aid kits, fire blankets and more. All exit paths from the evacuation plan should be designated and designed correctly so that everyone who is in the building can evacuate at the same time. Every employee should be aware of these routes and know how to use them in case of an emergency.

In the situation of fire, every second is vital to take any actions. If employees are confused which equipment to use and how to use a fire extinguisher to tackle the fire, they are wasting precious time protecting the property and putting themselves in danger. Before your business comes in this type of situation, you should hire a fire safety professional to inspect your workplace’s fire evacuation plan and train employees how to use fire extinguishers the right way.

What to Do After Creating a Fire Evacuation Plan Implementation?

After the professionals create the evacuation plan, it is essential to make sure that all members including staff are aware of the plan and know what to do in case of fire. The best way to make sure this happens is to practice all aspects of the emergency plan regularly.

Regularly practicing the evacuation plan will make everyone assures that they know what to do and are prepared for the unexpected.