Tag: workplace fire

Back to Basics: Workplace Fires and Prevention

Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we examine the different types of workplace fires and how to prevent them. Fire is a hazard that can affect any workplace and have devastating consequences. Thankfully, small fires can often be extinguished […]

Fire Drills: Why, When, and How

Preparation is the key to effective response to workplace fires. Fire drills help prepare employees to respond quickly, calmly, and safely. Fire drills play a very important role in workplace fire safety. Although OSHA does not require fire drills, it strongly recommends them.