Fight Fire with Fire… Prevention!

Sep 20, 2023 | Resources for Funeral Homes

Three steps — Let this be a guide in helping prevent a dangerous or deadly fire at your business. Take a look at the following to see how these action items could be applied today.


1. Educate your employees on the consequences of a potential fire at your business.
The impact of a fire can be:

  • Deadly
  • Expensive
  • Time-consuming
  • Overwhelming

It doesn’t just affect you. Your employees, their families, and their livelihoods are also at stake.

2. Implement a fire prevention plan at your business.
Your plan should include:

  • Designating a person who is responsible for fire prevention at your business
  • Conducting a regular fire safety walkthrough
  • Completing the fire safety checklist (below) to identify sources of fire at your business

Fires are avoidable. Make it your responsibility to educate and equip your employees with the knowledge on how to prevent fires at your workplace.

3. Repeat steps one and two.
Take the time to focus on:

  • Using the checklist frequently
  • Evaluating fire hazards continuously
  • Training your employees on an ongoing basis

Fire prevention is an everyday practice. It could be the difference between a successful business and one that is gone the next day.

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