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Causes of fires in LTCF•   Smoking•   Electrical•   Improper disposal of trash•   Improper storage of flammable materials
Smoking prevention• Smoking prevention  – Rules  – Large deep ashtrays  – Emptying ashtrays  – Supervision  – Designated a...
Electrical prevention•   Out of service items•   Defective outlets•   Frayed cords•   Extension cords•   Electrical equipm...
Oxygen• No smoking• Reduce sparks- cotton blankets
Other safety•   Hallways- all equipment one side•   Exits clear•   Don’t prop doors•   Fire drills•   Elevators during fires
RACE
HazardsBlocked: exits          stairways          fire doors ( propped open)SmokingFrayed cordsSmell of smoke
Fire activation systems•   Pull box•   Sprinklers•   Smoke detectors•   Fire alarms/lights•   Fire doors•   Fire extinguis...
Fire extinguisher use
Carrying pts.Practice the following   -3 man carry  carrying techniques:   -Carry by extremities-Front piggy back-2 man se...
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  1. 1. Causes of fires in LTCF• Smoking• Electrical• Improper disposal of trash• Improper storage of flammable materials
  2. 2. Smoking prevention• Smoking prevention – Rules – Large deep ashtrays – Emptying ashtrays – Supervision – Designated areas
  3. 3. Electrical prevention• Out of service items• Defective outlets• Frayed cords• Extension cords• Electrical equipment and oxygen
  4. 4. Oxygen• No smoking• Reduce sparks- cotton blankets
  5. 5. Other safety• Hallways- all equipment one side• Exits clear• Don’t prop doors• Fire drills• Elevators during fires
  6. 6. RACE
  7. 7. HazardsBlocked: exits stairways fire doors ( propped open)SmokingFrayed cordsSmell of smoke
  8. 8. Fire activation systems• Pull box• Sprinklers• Smoke detectors• Fire alarms/lights• Fire doors• Fire extinguishers
  9. 9. Fire extinguisher use
  10. 10. Carrying pts.Practice the following -3 man carry carrying techniques: -Carry by extremities-Front piggy back-2 man seat carry-Carrying astride back-Pack strap carry-Chair carry-Firemans carry-Carrying astride back
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