Fire Safety for Residence Halls

Learning objectives

  • Explain the seriousness of fire safety and the consequences of careless behaviors.
  • Recognize common sources of ignition and methods you can use to prevent fires from occurring in your living place.
  • Identify fire protection devices, how they protect students and facilities, and the information you will need to know in order to safely evacuate in a fire emergency.
  • Explain the actions you should take in the event of a fire emergency.

Course overview

In this lesson, you will learn your responsibilities related to fire safety – including actions you can take to prevent fires in your living space. Additionally, you will learn actions you can take in the event of a fire, how to safely evacuate in a fire emergency, and what to do if you are trapped inside during a fire.

  • 28 minutes
Course Outline
  • The Importance of Fire Safety
  • Responsibilities, Prevention, and Best Practices
  • Fire Prevention Devices and Evacuation Plans
  • Responding to a Fire Emergency
Regulations
  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart L - Fire Protection
  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart L - Fire Protection - 1910.157 - Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • 29 CFR 1926 Subpart C - General Safety and Health Provisions - 1926.35 Employee emergency action plans
  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart E - Exit Routes and Emergency Planning - 1910.39 Fire prevention plans
  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart L - Fire Protection - 1910.165 Employee alarm systems
  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart E - Exit Routes and Emergency Planning 1910.36
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