Fire evacuation drill
03 Apr 2016

Fire evacuation drill

Fire prevention comission

Evacuation can be discussed in a several ways. One important issue about the evacuation process is design of escape routes that usually consists of active and passive protection systems like fire detection and suppression, fire separation etc. Other important factors are evacuation procedures and fire safety organization.

Usually these factors are not prescribed in codes and they mainly depend on fire safety organization at particularly company or building.

Evacuation procedures in general depends on:
- type of building,
- structure and number of building occupants and
- internal company organization.
While type of building creates basic rules and condition for evacuation, structure and number of occupants and internal organization are very much dependable on human factors, their behavior, experiences and reaction to fire scenarios.