Do not accumulate quantities of discarded files or other paper trash in your office or storage area. Pay special attention to housekeeping in those departments that produce quantities of debris, such as duplication machines, mailing and receiving rooms.
Do not store large quantities of flammable solvents, duplicating fluids, or other combustible fluids.
Keep electrical appliances in good repair. Report unsafe conditions to the building office.
When furnishing an office, consider the fire potential of materials used in large amounts, like overstuffed chairs, settees, couches or anything that could become a combustible item. Such furnishings should be flame proofed.
Where potential for fire is especially high, such as supply rooms, tenants may wish to consider installing additional fire extinguishers. Additionally, items being stored must maintain an 18” clearance between those items and the ceiling.
We invite you to learn how to implement your own emergency preparedness plans by using the resources from our PREP website.
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