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DA: Safety DA-01: Fire Emergency
No. Competency Item NAC DEV COM DTE EXC
DA-01-01 Demonstrate ability to apply critical thinking and clinical judgment in response to a fire emergency.
DA-01-02 Demonstrate knowledge of fire safety policy, procedures, and staff responsibilities in the event of a fire in the health care setting.
  Demonstrate knowledge and ability to be prepared for a fire emergency, i.e., know the location and understand the operation of all fire safety equipment such as:          
  • fire exits
  • DA-01-04
  • fire / smoke doors
  • DA-01-05
  • pull stations
  • DA-01-06
  • extinguishers.
  •   Demonstrate knowledge and ability to respond to a fire situation, e.g.,          
  • Remove those who are in immediate danger.
  • DA-01-08
  • Ensure doors are closed and fire is contained in one area.
  • DA-01-09
  • Activate the fire alarm.
  • DA-01-10
  • Call appropriate personnel to report fire.
  • DA-01-11
  • Try to extinguish fire using appropriate equipment, if safe to do so.
  • DA-01-12 Demonstrate ability to evacuate clients as appropriate.
    DA-01-13 Demonstrate ability to appropriately record fire and follow-up actions.
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