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									                  (Company name)


               FIRE PREVENTION PLAN


                    (Location)
Prepared by:                       Prepared Date:
Approved by:                       Review Date:
                                   Revision Date:




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SCOPE

This program applies to all general and specific potential fire hazards associated with the
employees, buildings, and processes of the (Facility Name).

PURPOSE

The purpose of this plan is to detail potential fire hazards and their proper handling and
storage procedures, potential ignition sources and their control procedures in compliance
with 29 CFR 1910.39. Also, to detail the fire protection equipment or systems that can
control a fire, and their associated inspection and maintenance procedures.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities for the plan should be as follows:

•      (SPA) should be the Fire Prevention Coordinator and should be responsible for
       ensuring that the overall fire prevention plan is implemented and maintained.

•      Each supervisor is responsible for ensuring that their departmental control
       procedures are implemented and enforced consistent in accordance with this plan.

•      (SPA) is responsible for ensuring that the warehouse fire protection equipment is
       serviced and maintained in accordance with this plan.

•      (SPA) is responsible for control of fuel source hazards and ignition sources.

FIRE PREVENTION PLAN EVALUATION

A.     All employee activities, buildings, and process equipment should be individually
       evaluated for potential fire hazards, proper handling and storage procedures,
       potential ignition sources and their controls, using a LIST OF WORKPLACE FIRE
       HAZARDS FORM. The hazard evaluation should include as a minimum:

       (1) A list of all major fire hazards, proper handling and storage procedures for
           hazardous materials, potential ignition sources and their control, and the type
           of fire protection equipment necessary to control each major hazard;
       (2) Procedures to control accumulations of flammable and combustible waste
           materials;
       (3) Procedures for regular maintenance of safeguards installed on heat-
           producing equipment to prevent the accidental ignition of combustible
           materials;
       (4) The name or job title of employees responsible for maintaining equipment to
           prevent or control sources of ignition or fires;
       (5) The name or job title of employees responsible for the control of fuel source
           hazards.



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B.   The Fire Prevention Plan Coordinator should approve and sign all evaluations.

C.   When changes in equipment or methods occur, a new fire hazard assessment
     should be completed.

D.   Annually the List of Workplace Fire Hazards should be reviewed and updated by
     the Plan Coordinated. The forms should be kept on file by the Fire Prevention
     Plan Coordinator for five years.



PARTIAL LIST OF MAJOR WORKPLACE FIRE HAZARDS

         HAZARD             PROPER                POTENTIAL                CONTROL
                         HANDLING AND              IGNITION              PROCEDURES
                           STORAGE                 SOURCES
      Building         Designated             Combustible               Periodic
      heating          room/area              materials/burners         inspections
      systems
      Hot water        Designated             Combustible               Periodic
      systems          room/area              materials/burners         inspections
      Welding and      Containers secured     Combustible               Extinguisher,
      Cutting          in upright position    materials near            clearances, wet
                       with valve             cutting/welding           down, fire watch
                       protection
      Housekeeping     Exterior Dumpster,     Electrical, flame, heat   Daily cleanup
                       metal covered
                       containers
      Smoking          Exterior ashtrays      Smoking materials         Daily cleanup
      Electrical       Metal enclosed         Exposed wiring            Periodic
      Maintenance      wiring, fixtures and         
								
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