Fires can occur in high rise office buildings and the consequences can be devastating. An office fire can spread quickly, resulting in a large loss of life and damage to property. In a fire emergency, people can panic and behave in an irrational manner unless they have received the appropriate fire evacuation and safety training. In this program the appropriate procedures for minimising the risk of fire and the responses to a fire emergency are examined.
Topics covered include: The nature of fire; Risk assessment; Common fire hazards; Facing the fire; Extinguishing the fire; Fire wardens; and Evacuation. 15 minutes.