61-125.1503 - Fire Response Training. (I)

Current through Register Vol. 46, No. 3, March 25, 2022

A. Fire response training shall address at a minimum, the following:
1. Fire plan, including the training of staff members and volunteers;
2. Reporting a fire;
3. Use of the fire alarm system, if applicable;
4. Location and use of fire-fighting equipment;
5. Methods of fire containment; and
6. Specific responsibilities, tasks, or duties of each individual.
B. A plan for the evacuation of patients, staff members, and visitors, to include evacuation routes and procedures, in case of fire or other emergencies, shall be established and posted in conspicuous public areas throughout the facility.
C. All patients capable of assisting in their evacuation shall be trained in the proper actions to take in the event of a fire, for example, actions to take if the primary escape route is blocked.
D. Patients shall be made familiar with the fire plan and evacuation plan upon admission and a copy of the evacuation floor diagram shall be provided to each patient and/or the patient's responsible party.

Notes

Added by State Register Volume 43, Issue No. 05, eff. 5/24/2019.

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