400-1.5 Fire Safety Policy

Posted on January 18th, 2012 by cal.

 

POLICY: A process to prevent the outbreak of fire at any work site of the Rural Municipality of Gull Lake No. 139 and to provide effective means to protect workers from any fire that may occur.

 

PURPOSE: To prevent fires and any harm that could result to the workers, public and property and to provide effective means to protect from any fire that may occur.

 

COUNCIL TO:

  • Ensure that the fire safety plan is posted in a conspicuous place for reference by workers and locations of all fire extinguishers.
  • Ensure that the fire safety procedures and training is carried out.
  • Ensure that all portable fire extinguishers are inspected, maintained and tested on a regular basis.

FOREMAN TO:

  • Document and have a copy offsite of all locations and storage methods of flammable substances present in the workplace assist in development of a plan to include notification of fire department, evacuating endangered workers. Train all workers to know who is designated to carry out the fire safety plan and their duties.
  • Ensure that all equipment is equipped with fire extinguishers.

WORKER TO: 

  • Take all reasonable and practicable steps to prevent the outbreak of a fire at their place of employment.
  • Familiarize themselves with the locations of all hazards and fire safety plans within their place of employment and their duties and responsibilities in carrying out the fire safety plan.