Presented by: • Sandra Kulik, CSP, CFPS Fire Safety Engineer EHSS • Clark Mitchell Fire Protection Inspector EHSS ON CAMPUS
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As you will see in this presentation, Fire in residence halls can kill. DON’T LET IT HAPPEN TO YOU!
In this presentation you will: • Learn about the threat and • power of fire • Learn a few key fire prevention tips that will help prevent fires • Learn how to protect yourself • if you are in a fire
Let’s watch the video “WHEN EVERY MINUTE COUNTS” Dorm Firesafety
Key Points to Remember: If you are caught in a fire, SURVIVAL is your top priority!
Feel the door handle Get out of the building before phoning for help Pull the fire alarm, but only if it is on your way out Don’t look for other people or gather up your stuff Crawl low to the floor Close the door behind you If you can’t get out, get someone’s attention What should you do if you find yourself in a fire situation?
Key Points to Remember: • Check smoke alarms/detectors • Plan escape routes • Take fire alarms seriously • Take responsibility for prevention What are some of the things you can do to prevent fires and tragedies from happening?
Summary • Survival is your first priority • Smoke and fire move quickly • Assure that you have working smoke alarms and don’t tamper with them • Carelessly discarded smoking materials can kill It can happen to you, don’t assume it can’t
Other EHSS fire safety services include: • Portable Fire Extinguisher Training • Emergency Planning Consultation • Fire Safety Inspections ANY QUESTIONS?