What is the Training?

On an annual basis, High-Rise Commercial Building Staff must attend a minimum of 3-hours of Fire and Non-Fire Emergency (EAP) Training.  This training is required by Law to ensure that the Emergency Response Staff are up-to-date on requirements and the actions they should take in the event of an Emergency.  The on-site Training involves 3-hours, as follows:

  • 1-Hour of Fire Safety Training
  • 2-Hours of Non-Fire (Emergency Action Plan) Training

Who Should Attend?

The Building Fire Safety Director, Deputy Fire Safety Director, Evacuation Supervisor and members of the Fire Safety Brigade must attend this mandatory Training.

Some of the Training Topics:

As an example, here are some of the Topics that are covered during the Training Sessions:

  • Current Threats to the City
  • Possible Threats Nearby the Building
  • Using the Elevator Recall System
  • Immediate Actions to be Taken in the Event of an Emergency
  • P.A. System Announcements
  • Ensuring Emergency Response Staff Don the Required Apparel
  • Know the Proper Procedures for Sheltering-in-Place, In-Building Relocation,
    or the Partial- or Full-Evacuation of the Building
  • Location of the Evacuation Assembly Areas