Home fire Escape Plan Check List

FACT!

Fire Victims would have been much more likely to survive if they had an evacuation plan to help them get out of their homes faster.

Home Fire Escape Plan Check List

Every home and workplace should have a fire escape [Evacuation] plan. Accidental home fires by their very nature can catch people unawares. Without an escape plan you are placing your life and your family's lives in jeopardy. For a safer home or workplace, regularly practice the following escape tips:

  • Know two safe routes out of every room.
  • Draw your escape plan on paper and discuss with family or workmates.
  • As you evacuate make sure you close internal doors behind you.
  • Make sure that windows and doors can quickly open if and when required.
  • Install smoke alarms, test them regularly and change the batteries at least once a year.
  • Practice your escape plans regularly.
  • If there is a fire in your home or workplace, do not wait, EVERY SECOND COUNTS, evacuate immediately and then call 911 from the nearest phone or mobile (both are free of charge).
  • Every home and workplace should have a fire escape plan and remember to regularly practice your escape plan.
REMEMBER TO :
  • DEVELOP YOUR ESCAPE PLAN
  • PRACTICE IT REGULARLY
  • CONTACT THE NATIONAL FIRE AUTHORITY FOR ASSISTANCE.
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