OFM - Fire Safety Planning Guideline for Residential Care Facilities

Fire Safety Planning Guideline for Residential Care Facilities 

Fire Safety Planning Guideline for Residential Care Facilities

Definitions

Introduction

Part 1

Fire Safety Planning
Fire Safety Responsibilities
Auditing Your Building
The Fire Safety Plan
Submission Procedures

Part 2

Emergency Procedures:

  1. Sample Instructions for Visitors and Residents in Residential Care Facilities in Event of Fire in Your Area
  2. Sample Instructions for Visitors and Residents in Residential Care Facilities with a Single Stage Fire Alarm System
  3. Sample Instructions for Visitors and Residents in Residential Care Facilities with a Two Stage Fire Alarm System Alert Signal (First Stage)
  4. Sample Instructions for Visitors and Residents in Residential Care Facilities with a Two Stage Fire Alarm System Alarm Signal (Second Stage)
  5. Sample Instructions for Visitors and Residents in Residential Care Facilities:
    If You Hear the Fire Alarm and Cannot Leave Your Room or Suite 10

Part 3

Appointment and Organization of Supervisory Staff
Responsibilities of Supervisory Staff in Fire Safety
Sample Staff Fire Procedures
Sample Staff Responsibilities
Relocation Arrangements for Residents

Part 4

Control of Fire Hazards
Signage

Part 5

Maintenance of Building Facilities and Fire Protection Equipment
Alternate Measures for Temporary Shutdown of Fire Protection Equipment or Systems
Fire Drills
Instructions on the Use of Fire Safety Systems Provided in the Building 24

Part 6

Fire Safety Committee
Fire Safety Plan Distribution

Conclusion

Appendices

"A" Sample Building Audit Forms
"B" Sample Building Human Resources Audit Form
"C" Sample Fire Drill Log
"D" Sample Staff Training Log
"E" Sample Emergency Instructions Signs
"F" Sample Schematic Drawings
"G" Sample Residents Fire Safety Package (Sample Residents Fire Safety Package PDF version available on request at AskOFM)