Five questions to prepare for the Joint Commission

As part of Joint Commission preparedness for the hospitals, we will be sharing five questions and answers weekly.

What is the name of the RSFH fire response plan?


What does the R in RACE stand for?

Rescue those in danger by moving them to a safe place.

What does the A in RACE stand for?

Activate the alarm by pulling the nearest fire alarm pull station.

What does the C in RACE stand for?

Contain the fire by closing doors & Call 2911 / 911 to report the fire.

What does the E in RACE stand for?

Extinguisher the fire if safe to do so; Evacuate following pre-established procedures.


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