Every hospital has a legal responsibility to make sure that there is an escape route from a fire. During the fire accident, it is more difficult to evacuate any healthcare site or hospital.

Evacuating a hospital is a process that involves moving a high dependency and immobile patients, which must be carried out immediately. Hence, the hospital engineering services must carefully follow the different standards and equipment (related to safety procedures) given below.

  • Two separate pumps such as diesel and electric pumps should be ready
  • 4-way fire inlet must be ready during the time of emergency
  • Arrangement of filling fire tenders
  • Automatic heat detectors and smoke detectors
  • Escape routes – escape stair
  • Fire extinguishers and Fire alarm system
  • Fire drill should be performed
  • Fire fighting installation approval to be obtained
  • First aid equipment cabinets
  • First aid fire fighting appliances must be in working conditions
  • Forced ventilation
  • Location of control room should be easily accessible
  • Proper access for firefighters
  • The pump room and pumps
  • Yard hydrants and ring main should be as per strategic locations
  • Sufficient sprinklers system
  • Yard hydrants should be ready for usage

Apart from the standards given above, there are a lot of standards and procedures. If you want to obtain a fire safety for your hospital from fire alarm companies in Los Angeles or fire protection company in Los Angeles, feel free to contact us at 1-800-222-9338 or visit our website  https://www.edison-fire.com.