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Safety Tips for Workplace Fires and Explosions
Posted: June 26, 2013
Emergency exercise
Know what to do
According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), workplace fires and explosions kill 200 workers and injure more than 5,000 workers each year, at a cost of $2.3 billion annually. Don’t be one of these casualties.

Use this emergency action and fire prevention exercise to make sure you’re prepared for emergencies. Choose Yes or No for each statement.

Do you know:
·  The location of fire alarms near your work area?  Yes  No
·  How to activate fire alarms?  Yes  No
·  How to recognize the emergency signal?  Yes  No
·  How to report an emergency?  Yes  No
·  Who to contact in an emergency?  Yes  No
·  Your emergency assignment?  Yes  No
·  The designated evacuation route(s) from your work area?  Yes  No
·   Evacuation routes from areas in the workplace other than your work area where you frequently go (rest rooms, break rooms, etc.)?  Yes  No
·   The assembly area outside where you must go following evacuation?  Yes  No
·   The location of shelter-in-place areas within the workplace?  Yes  No
 
If you chose No for any statements, find out the information now—before an emergency happens.

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