How to Create a Fire Safety Plan for Your Company

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Beyond simply installing fire alarm systems, proactive fire safety planning is crucial for every company, regardless of size. A fire in your workplace can be devastating. As well as potential injuries and property damage, it disrupts your business and puts livelihoods at risk. 

Here’s a comprehensive guide to creating your plan. When it comes to fire alarm systems and safety planning, rely on Wilson Fire Equipment’s expertise to provide the full-service solutions you need for your business. Contact us today for a fire safety assessment.

Key Elements of an Effective Fire Safety Plan


  • Eliminate Fire Hazards: Identify materials, equipment, and practices that pose fire risks, and implement safe storage, usage, and disposal.
  • Routine Inspections: Schedule regular checks of electrical systems, machinery, and potential sources of ignition.
  • Fire Extinguishers: Ensure you have the right types and numbers, strategically placed, and regularly serviced by our technicians at Wilson Fire Equipment.

Detection & Fire Alarm Systems

  • Smoke Detectors: Install throughout your facility with regular testing and maintenance.
  • Fire Alarm Systems: Consider a system that directly alerts the fire department, minimizing response time. Wilson Fire Equipment offers state-of-the-art options.


  • Clear Escape Routes: Designate at least two exits, marked with signage, and kept free from obstructions.
  • Emergency Lighting: Install backup lighting to guide evacuation in power outages.
  • Evacuation Drills: Conduct regular drills, ensuring everyone knows the routes and assembly point. Designate wardens to help.


  • Fire Extinguishers: Train selected employees in their proper use and have them readily available.
  • Sprinkler Systems: Explore this option, especially for larger facilities or those with high-risk areas. Wilson Fire designs and installs these.

Employee Training

  • Fire Prevention Practices: Educate employees on identifying hazards, safe equipment operation, and emergency procedures.
  • Evacuation Procedures: Ensure everyone knows what to do in a fire, including their role and the location of the assembly point.
  • Designated Fire Wardens: Train specific team members to assist during emergencies, including extinguisher use and ensuring safe evacuation.

Why Prioritize Your Safety Plan for Fire Alarm Systems?

  1. Life Safety: Protects your most valuable asset – your employees – from harm.
  2. Property Protection: Minimizes damage and disruption to your business.
  3. Legal Compliance: Ensures you meet OSHA and local fire code requirements.
  4. Potential Insurance Benefits: Some insurers offer discounts for well-prepared businesses.

Wilson Fire Equipment: Your Fire Alarms Systems Partner

Developing a thorough fire safety plan can seem overwhelming. We can analyze your facility and operations to identify potential fire hazards and vulnerabilities. We can then design fire alarm systems tailored to your specific needs, from extinguishers to alarms and sprinkler systems.

Our skilled technicians install systems ensuring code compliance and provide ongoing maintenance and inspections. We also offer resources to equip your staff with fire safety knowledge and practical skills, including the use of fire extinguishers.

Proactively developing a fire safety plan should be a top priority for any responsible business owner or manager. Partner with a trusted fire alarms systems company like Wilson Fire Equipment to get access to a full suite of services, from planning and prevention to cutting-edge suppression solutions.

Contact us today for a personalized fire safety consultation.