While retail work isn’t as hazardous as some other professions, there are risks in the average workplace. On top of this, retailers have an obligation to keep their customers, employees, and properties safe. Unfortunately, government agencies are finding they’re failing to do this sufficiently. Here are several fire safety tips for retail stores to mitigate these risks.
Keep Training In Line with Equipment
When you alter the fire suppression systems or buy new fire protection equipment, your staff must be trained in how to use them properly. They should know how to properly handle ventilation controls in the kitchen, turn on fire suppression systems if they suspect a fire, and operate any fire extinguishers on hand. The greater the fire risk, the more often retail staff need refresher training. Consider having regular training on how to operate fire extinguishers and put out different types of fires, especially …Read more