Planning for workplace emergencies according to Integral Fire Protection is something which is often overlooked by business owners and managers. However, it is extremely important to make sure that you do more to prepare for potential emergencies than just placing safety gear like fire extinguishers around the building. You need to make sure that you have safety plans for all potential things which could go wrong, including fires.
Workplace fires can escalate rapidly. In most cases, they can be brought under control using fire extinguishers and fire blankets, reducing and containing the threat. However, there will be times when workplace fires get out of hand, resulting in an evacuation of the premises.
For an effective evacuation to take place, people need to be able to exit a building in the quickest and most efficient way. For this to occur, you need to make sure that every single emergency exit in your building is accessible to all people at all times. Other reasons why you should make sure emergency exits are always accessible include: