City hospitals have reviewed their fire safety mechanism on Tuesday after fire in a private hospital claimed 23 lives in Bhubaneswar.Many of them refilled hydrant while others have briefed security staff to be always on alert. Fire department of Jaipur has said that most of the hospitals are following set norms which are required for empanelling with the government for its schemes.
Prateem Tamboli, zonal director, Fortis Healthcare Limited, Rajasthan told that other than standard operating procedures, they are equipped with all the latest tools to avert any such incident. “Our lifts are automa ted to stop at the ground floor in case of emergency services. The signages are composed of elements which also becomes visible during the blackout and also during dense cover of smoke. Every floor has two dedicated fire officers who are trained to handle patients, attendants, hospital staff and infrastructure from damage,“ said Tamboli.
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