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How New Hampshire Trains Hospital Personnel In Fire Safety

Issue 6 and Volume 111.

How New Hampshire Trains Hospital Personnel In Fire Safety State and local fire officials join in progressive program designed to safeguard helpless patients —Photos by H. L. Whitney Editor’s note: The November 1957 issue of FIRE ENGINEERING reported the successful hospital safety program inaugurated in the city of Canton, Ohio. The following article describes the training program of the State of New Hampshire made available to the various hospitals of that state. High points of the program will be given by personnel who have been responsible for its success, at the forthcoming New England Association of Fire Chiefs Conference at Wentworth-By-The-Sea June 23 to 26. FOLLOWING NEWSWORTHY FIRES in hospitals, there usually has been a controversy concerning the causes. From the many reports digested in the New Hampshire Fire Marshal’s office it was felt that the proper time for down-to-earth fire safety education in New Hampshire’s thirty-one hospitals was before…

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