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NORTHERN RAILWAY

Safety Circular No.- 01/2018

Sub: Fire Safety measure at Railway Station/Installations.

Of recent many fire cases have been reported in train and also one case of fire in kitchen building of Itarsi Jn. Station of W.C.C Railway on 08.5.2018 has come to notice.

Fire safety of station building and area with passengers are of paramount importance and should be ensured. Following item should be checked and ensured:-

Availability of fire fighting system & its upkeep.

1.Availability of fire extinguishers and ensure that there are not beyond expirydate.

2.Fire safety drills to be conducted and frontline staff to be trained in handling the fire extinguishers/fire fighting system.

3.Assessment of all such building & installations to be done from electrical safety point of view and it should be ensured that

a.No loose hanging wire are there.

b.Proper fuse/MCBs are provided.

c.Proper earthing of electrical panel & appliances.

d.No loose wire/joint to be permitted for all electoral applications, proper rating plug top to be used.

e.Proper upkeep of air conditioner & Geyser and ensure cut – Off is working.

f.Replace or repair loose or frayed cords on all electoral devises or extension cords.

g.Do not overload extension cords and run cords along the floor, under rug and carpets of through doors where they can be damaged.

4.Pantry/Kitchen.

a.Ensure the avilabilatyof fire extinguisher in kitchen.

b.Proper gas pipe (pipe line to be replaced on age basis).

c.Ensure that gas pipe line system being audited by authorized gas agency.

d.Ensure that no hot surface to be in contact with wiring.

e.Storage of hazardous or inflammable material like oil, near electrical Panel/Socket and fire source to be avoided .

 

It is advised that all the Safety measures to beadopted to curb the fire cases

in stations premises and other installations




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