Current through Register Vol. 46, No. 3, March 25, 2022
training shall address at a minimum, the following:
1. Fire plan, including the training of staff
members and volunteers;
Reporting a fire;
3. Use of the
fire alarm system, if applicable;
4. Location and use of fire-fighting
5. Methods of fire
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
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.