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Chapter 21 life safety and public education
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If a community requires that residential construction include sprinkler systems, What is the fire Departments duty with that?
may review building plans and construction processes to ensure that construction companies are complying with the local code.
Local fire department have been equipped and trained to handle all types of _________
hazardous conditions from extrication and medical care to structural collapse and specialized rescues
effective emergency response, while not a preventative measure, does or doesnt serve the same puprose as the fire and life safety intitatives program.
unsafe behaviors include
cause fire/accidents leading to injuries or death.
during preincident planning surveys, home safety surveys, and folloiwng emergency incidents you should be aware of
unsafe behaviors. (poor housekeep, open burning, improper use of electricity, texting while driving, safety belts ect.) pg 1227-28
fire hazards may arise from the design or use of a building facility, or equipment or may be related to behaviors or processes.
unsafe condition may have to do with
mechanical failure or damage or an environmental condition.
life safety codes and standards will reduce sources of potential
unsafe conditions including (material storage facitlites, cooking equipment, ice on sidewalk or exterior stairs, dead battery in or nonworking smoke detector.) pg. 1228
welding, cutting, grinding, or painting can generate ignition sources or hazardous stmospheres at construction or demolition sites.
enforcement of fire and life safety codes, periodic inspections, and education work together to
reduce hazards associated with these processes
how does your department select what fire and life safety messages to focus in on
assessment of your communities risk
4 fire and life safety messages
prevent, prepare, protect, and persuade.
prevent (fire and burns)
keep matches out of reach of children. keep candles at elasy 12 inches from something that will burn.
prepare (for a fire emergency)
install a home fire sprinkler system, instal and test smoke alarms, practice a school fire drill.
protect (yourself in an emergency)
have a family meeting place outside and infront of your home. Call 911 or local emergency number after escape
persuade (others to be safe)
encourage outside smoking only, install, test, and maintain residential smoke alarms.
things to know
smoke alarms, city codes and ordinances
city codes and ordinances
uninhabitable homes, fireworks, open flame, burn bans.
solve problems, make cosutmers happy, make department look good, educatie the public, answer any/all questions.
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