Report on the Fire Accident

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Report on the Fire Accident

  1. 1. Report on the Fire Accident 1
  2. 2. Report on the Fire Accident Prepared By Ram The Safety EngineerDEMON MOTOR COMPANY LTD. Chennai 2
  3. 3. DEMON MOTOR COMPANY LTD 58, NEW STREET, CHENNAI – 108To: The Managing Director Ref: DMC/155/B9From: The Safety Engineer 05 May 2009Sir, Sub: A report on the fire accident in our Factory – reg., With reference to your intimation dated 04 may 2009; a detailed study hasbeen made on the fire accident that took place on the 2nd of this month in ourfactory. On the above mentioned date, a huge fire had broken out around 11 a.m.in our Welding Department. It spread so quickly that it consumed fairly a largenumber of tools and spare parts. Above all, Mr.Sai, our chief welder was alsobadly hurt. Luckily he was the only person working at that time as the otherworkers had gone for tea break. Immediately, fire men were summoned and theyextinguished the fire after battling for about half-an-hour. Mr.Sai was hospitalizedand he is now recovering fast. Under investigation, it is found that the fire broke out because of a shortcircuit in the main line. As Mr. Sai had been welding at that time, the fire hadspread quickly. In addition, the wires had worn out and needed replacement. Allthese had resulted in the devastating fire. The total loss is estimated to be nearlyRs.1, 50,000. 3
  4. 4. To avoid such mishaps in the future, it is recommended that i. Wiring should be replaced and be checked at regular intervals ii. Enough fire extinguishers must be kept handy. iii. Automatic fire extinguishing sprays can be installed. iv. Proper fuses should be used to avoid excess flow. v. Employees should be given proper training with regard to the use of electrical components and fire extinguishers.If all these measures are taken, definitely such accidents can be prevented infuture and thereby, great loss to human as well other resources could be averted. Yours Faithfully Sai Safety Engineer 4

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