Staff Procedures

1. Did staff pull the pull station?

2. Did staff know the emergency number to call?

3. Did staff close doors promptly?

4. Does staff know where the fire extinguisher(s) are located?

5. Could staff explain how to use a fire extinguisher or P.A.S.S (Pull, Aim, Squeeze, Sweep).

6. Did staff know the meaning of RACE? Rescue, Alarm, Contain, Extinguish.

7. Was staff able to locate medical gas zone valves?

8. Did staff know who is authorized to shut off medical gas zone valves? FRESH, Fire Chief, Respiratory Therapy, Engineering, Safety Officer, House Coordinator.

9. We're evacuation corridors cleared of carts and or any other temporary obstructions?

10. Did staff know where and how to move patients away from fire location?

11. Was the staff able to locate their written fire and evacuation/relocation plan and the evacuation diagram?

12. Was staff able to locate emergency preparedness manual and the emergency conditions matrix?

Fire Response


Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.