Fire protection program essentials include education

October 14, 2019

Fire prevention consists of three primary parts: precautions against fire; fire-safety education; and fire-protection and life-safety systems, according to an article from Facility Maintenance Decisions on the FacilitiesNet website.

Traditional fire-prevention programs emphasize precautions that are designed to keep a fire from starting, including storing flammable and combustible liquids safely.

Fire prevention also relies on people knowing about fire and its effects. Educational programs can help them identify and discuss fires and extinguishing methods. 

Fire-protection and life safety systems include building exit systems, fire-alarm systems, and fire-suppression systems.

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