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Evaluation of fire risk by FRAME method and studying the effect of trained crisis management team of fire risk level in Hazrat Rasoul-e Akram hospital of Fereydunshahr in 2016
Ehsan Habibi , Ali mohammad Aslsni
Professor University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan
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Background: Hospitals are valuable assets and represent welfare and health of communities as well. Destruction or damage to hospital caused by fire may result in a loss of trust in local authorities and injury to patients and staff that causes health services is not provided correctly. This study aimed to assess both the fire risk assessment quantitatively and the effect of trained crisis management team on fire risk.
Method: In this descriptive analytical study, fire risk was calculated for the 15 wards of Hazrat Rasoul-e Akram hospital of Fereydunshahr through fire risk assessment method for engineers (FRAME) firstly. Then, crisis management team was formed and trained; in the following, the effects of fire risk were calculated. Data analyzed by SPSS-20 at a significant level of P <0.05 with Wilcoxon test.
Findings: According to the results, the building fire risk and their contents was on average (mean=0/57, SD=0/51), the risk of fire for individuals was (mean=4/60, SD=2/37) and the risk of fire for activities was (mean=1/81, SD=1/56); Given the unacceptable extent in the FRAME method, the risk of fire for activities and individuals were in an undesirable range.  In addition, a trained crisis management team reduced the fire risk level by an average of 31.4%. The effect of crisis management team was significant in reducing the risk of fire. (P<0.05)
Conclusion: Due to the unfavorable conditions of fire safety in the mentioned hospital, fire risk can be reduced greatly by organizing the crisis management team at the hospital.
 
Keywords: fire, risk, risk assessment, hospitals
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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: پژوهشی


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