Learn how you can respond to a workplace fire

September 16, 2015  //  FOUND IN: Announcements, Updates & Resources


When responding to a fire anywhere at the U-M HealthSystem, remember R.A.C.E.







  • Rescue patients, visitors and staff first!fire2
  • Articulate “Rescue” as the first response in RACE


  • Shout Code F
  • Call 911
  • Pull the fire alarm

Contain the fire

  • Close doors and windows
  • Clear corridors
  • Turn off oxygen (Clinicians only)

Extinguish the fire if you have been trained and it is safe to do so

Evacuate if it is not safe to extinguish the fire


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