Be Prepare! Be Safe! Prepare a Fire Safety Plan for Condos, Apartment Buildings, Retirement/Nursing homes, Offices, Industrial Units…so many are unprepared and not updating their fire safety plan.  Ask your property manager, super-intendent, owner of the building.  You should have a plan in place for all to review, implement and exercise for a safe evacuation.   

Do you know where your pull stations are located, fire extinguisher’s, exit signs, emergency lighting, assembly area to meet once outside of building, contact person, persons requiring assistance.  Majority of people are unaware and not updating their fire safety plans on a regular basis.   This is the time to contact a division of the 

Our Firm will guide you in the process from beginning to end and prepare a fire safety plan.   

Where at a critical time in society where safety is number one.  Is your establishment prepared for an emergency evacuation?   Do you have a FIRE SAFETY PLAN for the occupants in the building?  If not it’s the law!   

The Fire Code provides three levels of defense: 

  • Fire Prevention and public education 
  • Fire Safety standards and codes 
  • Effective Emergency response 

A Fire Safety Plan is required under Section 2.8 of Division B and other areas of the Ontario Fire Code.   It must be prepared, approved and implemented in the following industrial properties:  (Refer to Section 2.8 “Emergency Planning” of Division B of the Ontario Fire Code for the actual requirements.) 

A fire safety plan will prepare the occupants in the building what to do in case of a fire.   

A fire safety plan is a detailed document that covers all aspects of fire safety for a specific building or property. The plan will outline: 

  • A safe and orderly way for occupants to evacuate the building. 
  • Proper maintenance and housekeeping required to prevent fires.  
  • Methods of control that minimize the damage from fires when they do occur.  

Fire safety plans are often required by your local Fire Code, especially for certain buildings and occupancy rates. Check with your jurisdiction, municipality, or local fire department for further information. Some municipalities and/or fire departments may prefer that a template or standard format be used by all businesses in their area to help when they must respond to emergencies.