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Fire Plans For East Honolulu Businesses Are Integral To Being Safe!

5/1/2023 (Permalink)

Having a fire plan is simply indispensable to your business safety, keeping you, workers, and equipment ok during the worst of times. Being honest about one's potential risks from every source- including but not limited to equipment, stoves, open fires, and natural disasters informs one of their greatest concerns. 

Commercial fires are always a costly possibility, preparing for it is the best way to keep your costs to the minimum. 

Planning for fires in your commercial space may not seem like an easy feat. A great place to start is from a “safety standpoint”. Where the first pillar in which you establish your fire plan is all about safety. Safety for all living organisms, and equipment. Showing one’s employees on the key logistics if a fire was to occur is the most important way to keep everyone safe if it ever becomes a reality.   

This can come through training your employees on certain protocols that succeed in a real fire emergency.  If you deal with equipment that are more prone to chemical or oil fires, one should teach their employees on the differences of handling various fires. 

There are many tips on cultivating good fire evacuation plans, with the internet on one’s fingers there are so many tools. Here are some of the most noteworthy ideas that one might fester one when creating a fire evacuation plan.  

Deciding evacuation routes, know all the fire exits in your facility, finding all the ways possible one could exit your commercial business. One way to get great advice on your personal fire plan is our local fire stations in the East Honolulu community. Call our local fire officials who can help provide you personalized advice that may scope beyond that of the internet. 

Once you decide your best evacuation routes, clearly label them and consistently update your staff. Make sure you continuously practice fire safety by doing annual fire drills.  

Running fire drills for your employees to follow accordingly, it is important to run different fire scenarios. There are numerous ways fires can start in restaurants or offices alike. It is beneficial in the long run to integrate various scenarios in one's drills/training. It is unrealistic to fully capture the extent of a fire emergency but to plan for most foreseeable variables helps with preparedness. That may look like stating the fire is from the coffee machine blocking an exit or the turbo oven in the back instead of from the open flames. Personalizing the fire plan will only bring information and a greater gain for your workers, and a peace of mind. 

In any case, should your Honolulu business catch ablaze, SERVPRO of East Honolulu is here. We pride ourselves in the knowledge, equipment, and tools necessary to probably remediate and restore properties from natural disasters or  natural emergencies. 

We will be running right after the authorities to start our through process to help restore your commercial business. "Like it never even happened." Call us at (808)395-9545, for any comments, questions, or concerns. 

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