Institute of Safety & Management is organizing a one day training course “Fire Safety Professional Certificate”.
Fire safety training information saves lives. It’s as simple as that. Whether it’s in your own home or in your place of employment, education and clear markings of important fire hazards and safety equipment can prevent injuries and save structures as long as people are well aware of everything they need to know. Knowing how to act in the event of a fire is an important skill for you to have.
As per the official statistics of Punjab Emergency Services, as many as 904 people were injured during fire emergencies all over Punjab, including 221 in Lahore, 130 in Rawalpindi and 125 in Faisalabad, whereas 72 people died in Punjab in fire emergency during 2016.
14,033 fire incidents were reported in Punjab in 2016 as compared to 11,565 cases reported in 2015. About 134 cases were reported of LPG cylinder blasts, 136 fireworks, 45 candle lights, 108 kitchen fires, 136 forest fires, 486 unknown and 1,973 other fires. A total 4468 fire emergencies took place in commercial areas and 4622 in residential and 4943 in other areas, adding that the most incidents occurred due to a violation or poor implementation of fire and life safety codes.
Source: Punjab Emergency Service (Rescue 1122) January 8, 2017.