ALL ABOUT EVACUATION

Evacuation, means of rapid egress from a building or area, primarily intended for use in case of fire or other hazards. Several types have been used; a knotted rope or rope ladder secured to an inside wall; an open iron stairway on the building’s exterior, an iron balcony; a chute; and an enclosed fire- and smokeproof stairway

 

Fact 1:

In 1990, India managed to evacuate more than 110,000 citizens from Iraq and Kuwait via an airlift that included nearly 500 flights.

 

Fact 2:

Symptoms from many inhalation exposures take up to 12 hours to appear. Therefore, running during an evacuation can led to falls, resulting in injuries and obstructions

 

Fact 3:

Fire is the third leading cause of accidental death in the home; at least 80 percent of all fire deaths occur in residences.

 

Fact 4:

Stanley Forman won a Pulitzer Prize for the photograph capturing two girls plunging from a faulty fire escape, the controversial image resulted in tougher fire safety codes.

 

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