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2 WELCOME TO THE FIRE and LIFE SAFETY TRAINING Continue

3 Next Previous Main Menu Purpose of this Training  Ensure the safety of all occupants  Provide training on the evacuation procedures during an alarm condition  Provide the locations of stairways, fire hose cabinets, emergency phones and other equipment INTRODUCTION Life Safety is our number one priority. We strive to ensure that all occupants of our buildings are provided with a safe and comfortable workplace at all times. This presentation is designed to familiarize both tenants and employees on the Fire and Life Safety components of the building and the measures that are required to be taken when an alarm is activated. It also allows all tenants to provide ongoing training to employees, especially during the orientation of new employees.

4 Next Previous Main MenuINTRODUCTION Purpose of this Training  Provide information on the various components of the Fire Alarm System  Ensure the safety of all occupants  Provide training on the evacuation procedures during an alarm condition  Provide the locations of stairways, fire hose cabinets, emergency phones and other equipment  Review the various announcements that will be heard over the Voice Communication System

5 Next Previous Main Menu FIRE SAFETY COMMITTEE Organization Chart Maintenance Staff Building Operators 3 rd Party Security Building Operations Manager Tenants One Queen/20 Richmond Assistant Fire WardensStair Wardens Floor Fire WardensManager Security & Life Safety Property Manager

6 Next Previous Main Menu Property Manager; Responsibilities Property Manager; Responsibilities  Implement the Fire Safety Plan  Ensure that Tenants have been provided with a copy of all appropriate sections of the Plan  Advise the Fire Department of any revisions to the Plan FIRE SAFETY COMMITTEE

7 Next Previous Main Menu Building Operations Manager; Responsibilities Manager Security & Life Safety; Responsibilities Building Operations Manager; Responsibilities Manager Security & Life Safety; Responsibilities  Be familiar with the evacuation procedures described in the Plan and have in his possession, a key to initiate a general evacuation alarm  Restore the fire protection systems and fire alarm system back to normal operation after an emergency condition has been cleared  Advise the Property Manager of any revisions to plan  Ensure that his responsibilities are implemented during his absence by a designated assistant FIRE SAFETY COMMITTEE

8 Next Previous Main Menu Manager Security & Life Safety; Responsibilities Manager Security & Life Safety; Responsibilities  Advise the Fire Department of the temporary shutdown of building’s fire protection systems and arrange for alternative measures for fire safety  Conduct fire drills as outlined in the Plan  Maintain an up to date copy of the Fire Safety Plan  Ensure that Checking, Inspection and Testing requirements of the Ontario Fire Code are implemented  Ensure that all fire safety committee members have been provided with a copy of the Plan and trained to discharge related duties  Ensure that an up to date list of all Person(s) Requiring Assistance is kept current  Ensure fire emergency procedures are posted at all exits adjacent to manual pull stations FIRE SAFETY COMMITTEE

9 Next Previous Main Menu Maintenance Staff; Responsibilities  Obtain and review a copy of the Fire Safety Plan  Perform the Checking, Inspection and Testing required under the Ontario Fire Code  Assist in the evacuation of the building occupants, as described under the emergency procedures and to have in their possession, a key to initiate a general evacuation alarm.  Participate in the fire drills as described in the Plan FIRE SAFETY COMMITTEE

10 Next Previous Main Menu Security Staff; Responsibilities  Be familiar with floor areas, exits and the location of the fire fighting equipment  Be familiar with the evacuation procedures described in the Plan and to have in their possession, a key to initiate a general evacuation alarm  Participate in the fire drills as described in the Plan  Assist in fire prevention by noting and reporting to any Building Management Staff where fire hazards exist  Assist in the orderly evacuation of the building occupants where this is necessary FIRE SAFETY COMMITTEE

11 Next Previous Main Menu Floor Fire Wardens; Responsibilities Floor Fire Wardens; Responsibilities  Review the Fire Safety Plan  Be familiar with floor area, exits, location of fire fighting equipment  Provide the Management Office with up to date list of all Person(s) Requiring Assistance  Assist in the emergency evacuation procedures  Participate in fire drills  Fire prevention - report hazards to Management Office  Advise back-up Floor Fire Warden of your absence FIRE SAFETY COMMITTEE  Select personnel to assist any Person(s) Requiring Assistance

12 Next Previous Main Menu Floor Fire Wardens; If You Discover a Fire  Evacuate area and close doors  Activate the building fire alarm  Call advise them of your location, name, floor number  Implement emergency procedures  Use stairs NOT elevators, use alternate route if smoke in stairway  Do not return to building until the All Clear Announcement has been made FIRE SAFETY COMMITTEE

13 Next Previous Main Menu Assistant Fire Wardens; Responsibilities  Review the Fire Safety Plan  Be familiar with floor area, exits, location of fire fighting equipment  Assist in evacuation emergency procedures  Participate in fire drills  Fire prevention - report hazards to any Building Management Staff  Advise back-up of your absence FIRE SAFETY COMMITTEE

14 Next Previous Main Menu Assistant Fire Wardens; If You Hear a Fire Alarm Alert Signal  Instruct occupants to prepare for an evacuation and to remain calm  Make occupants aware of all stairway exits  Assign 2 persons to aid those requiring assistance in evacuation  Ensure exits are unobstructed and there is no smoke in stairway, use alternate stairway exit if needed  Notify security of smoke in the stairway FIRE SAFETY COMMITTEE  Check washrooms and enclosed areas and notify occupants to prepare for the possibility of evacuation  Listen for fire alarm evacuation signal  Follow instructions of Voice Communication and Fire Department

15 Next Previous Main Menu Assistant Fire Wardens; If You Hear a Fire Alarm Evacuation Signal  Proceed to central location (elevator lobby)  Direct occupants to nearest exit stair  Advise occupants to move as far away from the building as possible  Ensure an orderly and expedient evacuation  Inform security of any injuries, fire location or persons requiring assistance  Follow instructions of Fire Department  Leave via nearest exit stair FIRE SAFETY COMMITTEE

16 Next Previous Main Menu Assistant Fire Wardens; If You Hear a Fire Alarm Evacuation Signal  Assist and control access of occupants via nearest exit stair. Do not allow the stairways to be overcrowded  Advise occupants to move as far away from the building as possible  Instruct persons to aid anyone requiring assistance  Check washrooms and other closed areas to ensure total evacuation  Close all doors behind you FIRE SAFETY COMMITTEE  Advise occupants when entering stairway to use inner most side of stairway to allow easy access of persons from other floors and to provide a clear access for Fire Fighters  Report to Floor Fire Warden that your area is “all clear”

17 Next Previous Main Menu Retail Tenant Fire Wardens; If You Hear a Fire Alarm Evacuation Signal  Ensure cash receipts are secured and turn off kitchen equipment if safe to do so  Identify and report any unaccounted persons  Leave using the nearest stair  Follow instructions of the Fire Department FIRE SAFETY COMMITTEE

18 Next Previous Main Menu FIRE SAFETY COMMITTEE Stair Fire Wardens; If You Hear a Fire Alarm or Evacuation Signal  Proceed to your assigned stair and assist in evacuation  Hold stair door open and instruct occupants to move away from the building as far as possible  Prevent persons from entering the building until the All Clear Announcement is made  Follow instructions of the Fire Department

19 Next Previous Main Menu If You Discover a Fire  Leave area immediately, remove any persons in immediate danger  Close doors to affected area  Call advise them of your location and floor number  Use stairways NOT elevators, if you encounter smoke use alternate stairway  Do not return to building until the All Clear Announcement is made  Activate building fire alarm system OCCUPANTS

20 Next Previous Main Menu If You Hear A Fire Alarm Alert Signal OCCUPANTS  Prepare for evacuation, grab your purse, coat, lock your desk  Do NOT call the management office  Move close to an exit  Follow instructions of the Fire Safety Team  Listen for the evacuation signal  Follow instructions heard over the Voice Communication System and the Fire Department  Prepare to evacuate customers and visitors from your area

21 Next Previous Main Menu If You Hear A Fire Alarm Evacuation Signal  Before opening door: feel door and handle for heat 4 if hot, remain in your suite and unlock door 4 if not hot, brace yourself against door and open slightly 4 close door if you feel a hot draft or air pressure and remain in suite 4 call 911 and alert them of your location OCCUPANTS

22 Next Previous Main Menu If You Hear A Fire Alarm Evacuation Signal  Remain calm OCCUPANTS  If safe to do so, leave the building immediately via nearest stairway exit. Do Not wait for announcements  Do NOT use elevators. Close doors behind you  Follow instructions of Wardens and Fire Department  Do not return into the building until the All Clear Announcement has been made even if the Alert Alarm is heard when exiting  Use an alternate exit if smoke is in stairway  When exiting, use the inner most side of stairway to allow access of persons from other floors and to provide clear access for Fire Fighters

23 Next Previous Main Menu If You Hear A Fire Alarm Evacuation Signal  If you are trapped: 4 return to an office and close the door 4 seal off all cracks and air transoms or other openings were smoke may enter 4 crouch low to the floor 4 call 911 and alert them of your location 4 wait to be rescued and remain calm OCCUPANTS

24 Next Previous Main Menu Retail Tenants; If You Hear A Fire Alarm Evacuation Signal  Evacuate customers from your store  Provide assistance necessary to maintain a calm orderly evacuation  Secure cash receipts  Close all doors behind you  Lock store when leaving, if safe to do so  Leave building via nearest stairway exit  Follow instructions of the Fire Department OCCUPANTS

25 Next Previous Main Menu  One Queen Street East consists of a 27 storey office tower, 2 levels of retail on the ground and concourse, 2 mechanical levels and a 4 level underground parking facility  Both are interconnected from the basement level up to and including the 5th floor. Together they are considered one building  20 Richmond Street East consists of a 7 storey office tower, a mechanical level on the 8th floor and 1 basement level General Description BUILDING RESOURCES

26 Next Previous Main Menu General Overview General Overview  The Fire Alarm System is made up of various components that act simultaneously providing the utmost in Life Safety for all occupants of the complex FIRE ALARM PANEL FIRE ALARM PANEL Sprinkler System Emergency Power Elevators Voice Communication System Fire Extinguishing Equipment Standpipe System Exhaust & Stair Pressurization Fans Electro Magnetic Devices BUILDING RESOURCES

27 Next Previous Main Menu Fire Alarm Activating Devices  A Fire Alarm will sound when one of the following devices is initiated: BUILDING RESOURCES Fire Alarm Manual Pull Station Fire Hose Valve Sprinklers Heat/Smoke Detector

28 Next Previous Main Menu Floor 6 FLOOR IN ALARM Floor 10 Floor 9 Floor 8 Floor 11 Floor 7 Floor 5 Floor 2 Floor 3 Floor 4 Ground Floor Elevators Fire Alarm System 1)A fast pulsing Evacuation Alarm to be heard on the floor originating the alarm and on the floor above and below 2)A slow pulsing Alert Alarm to be heard on all other floors 3)All elevators to automatically return to the ground floor  Activation of a fire alarm initiating device will cause: èIf the ground floor is in alarm, the elevators will recall to the: BUILDING RESOURCES W 2nd Floor in 20 Richmond W 8th Floor in One Queen

29 Next Previous Main Menu Floor 6 FLOOR IN ALARM Floor 10 Floor 9 Floor 8 Floor 11 Floor 7 Floor 5 Floor 2 Floor 3 Floor 4 Ground Floor Elevators Fire Alarm System 3)All stair pressurization fans to activate  Activation of a fire alarm initiating device will also cause: BUILDING RESOURCES 1)An alarm to be sent to an off site monitoring station 2)Electro-magnetic locks to automatically release 4)All return air fans to shut down 5)Smoke exhaust fans to activate and dampers on the floor of alarm to open 6)Announcements to be made through the Voice Communication System

30 Next Previous Main Menu Voice Communication System Voice Communication System  The Voice Communication System is an important component of the Fire Alarm System as it provides instructions to all occupants during an alarm condition  Messages originate from the Central Alarm Control Facility located on the ground floor of One Queen Street East  Announcements are heard through speakers located in the ceilings in both common and tenant areas BUILDING RESOURCES

31 Next Previous Main Menu Voice Communication System Voice Communication System  The following 2 messages will be announced over the Voice Communication System shortly after an alarm has been activated BUILDING RESOURCES ATTENTION! ATTENTION! THIS IS AN EMERGENCY. Would all occupants of floors ____, please leave the building using the exit stairs. FLOORS IN EVAC ALARM ATTENTION! ATTENTION! An alarm has been initiated on the __ Floor. The alarm is being investigated. Please stand by for further instructions. FLOORS IN ALERT ALARM

32 Next Previous Main Menu Voice Communication System Voice Communication System BUILDING RESOURCES ATTENTION! THIS IS AN EMERGENCY. Would all occupants of all floors, please leave the building using the exit stairs EVACUATION ALARM ATTENTION! ATTENTION! The alarm has been investigated and was determined to be falsely activated. ALL CLEAR  If a fire condition does exist, the evacuation alarm will be activated for the entire complex and the following announcement will be made  If the alarm has been determined to be false the following announcement will be provided

33 Next Previous Main Menu Central Alarm Control Facility Central Alarm Control Facility The CACF is located on the ground floor of One Queen Street East containing the following:  Fire Alarm control and annunciator panels  Voice communication controls  Annunciation of all smoke dampers (open-closed)  Manual controls for smoke dampers, exhaust fans and stair pressurization fans  Manual release of electro-magnetic locks BUILDING RESOURCES

34 Next Previous Main Menu Central Alarm Control Facility Central Alarm Control Facility BUILDING RESOURCES Queen Street Yonge Street Richmond Street Victoria Street N CACF Location

35 Next Previous Main Menu  A wet sprinkler type system is provided throughout the complex from the ground floor upwards  Both systems are connected to the fire alarm panel through electrically supervised control valves  The above noted systems will automatically activate during a fire condition when the temperature level near a sprinkler head reaches a certain degree set point. Fire Protection Equipment Sprinkler Systems  A dry sprinkler type system is provided throughout the parking garage levels and the attic of 20 Richmond St.E. BUILDING RESOURCES

36 Next Previous Main Menu Emergency Power Emergency Power Emergency power is provided by one diesel generator to the following fire protection systems:  Fire Alarm System  Stairway Pressurization Fans and Smoke Exhaust Fans  Smoke Exhaust Fans  Emergency Lighting  Exit Signs and Fire Pumps BUILDING RESOURCES

37 Next Previous Main Menu EXITEXIT EXITEXIT One Queen-Typical Floor Plan EXIT STAIRWAYS

38 Next Previous Main Menu 20 Richmond Street -Typical Floor Plan 20 Richmond Street -Typical Floor Plan EXIT EXITEXIT EXITEXIT EXIT STAIRWAYS

39 Next Previous Main Menu Cross-over Floors  5th floor  8th floor  14th floor Purpose: Cross-over floors provide unobstructed access from one stairway to another on the same floor.  19th floor  22nd floor  26th floor EXIT STAIRWAYS Designated Floors

40 Next Previous Main Menu  MANUAL PULL STATION  Upon discovery of fire, pull the manual pull station to activate audible alarm.  EMERGENCY PHONE  Break glass, open door and lift handset to establish direct communication with the building’s Central Alarm Fire Centre (CAFC) PROTECTION EQUIPMENT

41 Next Previous Main Menu  Fire Extinguishers  10 lbs. ABC extinguishers are provided in each fire hose cabinet  Multi purpose extinguishers are provided in mechanical rooms  FIRE HOSE CABINETS  Located throughout the complex, typically at each exit PROTECTION EQUIPMENT

42 Next Previous Main Menu Good fire prevention is an effective method for implementing fire safety in the building.  Avoid careless storage practices  Do not obstruct sprinkler heads with items stored and stacked under or around them  Ensure that articles such as boxes and storage racks do not obstruct doorways  Be familiar with your responsibilities during a fire condition in the building  Avoid over loading circuits, extension cords (octopus), improper use of extension cords and other electrical problems that could cause a spark or fire Fire Prevention FIRE PREVENTION

43 Next Previous Main Menu PERSONS REQUIRING ASSISTANCE Evacuation Of Person(s) Requiring Assistance  Person(s) Requiring Assistance should be evacuated via ramp or left beside the elevators under the supervision of a rescuer  The Fire Department will effect a rescue via the elevators if it is safe to do so  If it is life threatening for Person(s) Requiring Assistance to remain on the floor use one of the following techniques to transport them via the stairways  NOTE: Inform Supervisory Staff of the evacuation so they can clear the stairway while you transport the Person(s) Requiring Assistance

44 Next Previous Main Menu PERSONS REQUIRING ASSISTANCE The Back Pack Lift; Evacuation Of Person(s) Requiring Assistance  The rescuer would kneel at the front of the Person(s) Requiring Assistance and place the person’s arms up and over the rescuer’s shoulders and across his/her chest  The rescuer should then lean forward and raise slowly to standing position

45 Next Previous Main Menu PERSONS REQUIRING ASSISTANCE Two Rescuer Seat Carry; Evacuation Of Person(s) Requiring Assistance  The rescuers position themselves on either side of the Person(s) Requiring Assistance with their hands grasping the other’s upper arm or shoulder

46 Next Previous Main Menu PERSONS REQUIRING ASSISTANCE  The Person(s) Requiring Assistance would place his/her arms firmly around the rescuers’ neck Two Rescuer Seat Carry; Evacuation Of Person(s) Requiring Assistance

47 Next Previous Main Menu PERSONS REQUIRING ASSISTANCE  The rescuers would lean forward placing their free arms under the Person(s) Requiring Assistance legs and firmly grasp each other’s wrists Two Rescuer Seat Carry; Evacuation Of Person(s) Requiring Assistance

48 Next Previous Main Menu PERSONS REQUIRING ASSISTANCE  The rescuers then lift using their legs and carefully step forward Two Rescuer Seat Carry Two Rescuer Seat Carry; Evacuation Of Person(s) Requiring Assistance

49 Next Previous Main Menu PERSONS REQUIRING ASSISTANCE Two Rescuer Extremities Carry Two Rescuer Extremities Carry; Evacuation Of Person(s) Requiring Assistance  Place Person(s) Requiring Assistance on the stairway landing  One rescuer lifts the individuals legs under the knees, the other under the shoulders with fingers locked across the individuals chest  Rescuers, keeping backs erect, slowly raise to a standing position Next

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