Leadership

Evaluating Industrial Plant Fire Hazards

Issue 10 and Volume 101.

Evaluating Industrial Plant Fire Hazards IT IS sometimes the case that a fire officer is called upon to make a survey of the fire hazards that are present in an industrial plant to a degree of completeness somewhat beyond that of a regular or routine inspection. In such cases it is often true that he has been requested to do this by the management, who have a genuine regard for his opinion and will make an earnest and reasonable effort to remedy the hazardous conditions that he points out. In other instances this survey may be instigated by municipal authorities because recent experience has indicated the need for it. In either case, the finding of conditions that may cause or aid the spread of fires is an object as much as becoming familiar with the place so that a fire in it may be better and more effectively fought. The…

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