To be able to do your job well, you need to have the right conditions for it. A key prerequisite is safety. To be able to achieve this, a number of factors need to be taken into account. A safe construction that will not break down (without the intervention of unexpected events), adequate hygienic conditions that will not adversely affect health, etc.

Working with fire, hot tools

Fire safety is necessary above all in the face of unexpected accidents. Particularly at work, where heated tools or sources of high temperatures or even directly the fire itself are used, safety against accidents is very important. Because there are then greater chances of a fire breaking out, which can injure many people and cause a lot of damage.

Firstly, the site should be properly prepared for such work. It should be constructed of materials that are not flammable and/or treated with fire-resistant agents. Evacuation paths should also be prepared - marked, clearly visible, widely accessible in any part of the building. In addition, with fire safety, you need to have equipment that could limit the rapid spread of a fire. For example, fire extinguishers, heavy doors (which will be more difficult for a fire to pass through).


In addition, every employee must be trained in fire regulations (for example, not to burn near flammable substances or materials necessary for work with fire or heat) and in how to behave in a fire situation (how evacuation paths lead, how they are marked, where is the safe evacuation assembly point, what is the alarm indicating a fire, etc.).

Safe evacuation routes

Such fire safety (PPOŻ) training is part of any vocational course to ensure that people are aware of the risk of fire as a result of their activities. Particularly if someone is training to be a welder, for example, they will be using a tool that heats up to very high temperatures and which directly emits fire. Such a person faces the risk of sparks or a source of energy coming into contact with a flammable material from which a fire may start. Therefore, during the training of a welder (and of other trades using similar types of tools), people should be made aware of all the risks of the work, for themselves and for those around them.

Later, at the workplace, employees learn the exact evacuation routes, where to keep fire extinguishers, how to use them, and the assembly point in the event of an evacuation specific to the workplace. General training is about preparing for general good behaviour in the event of a fire. Such as, checking that doors are warm, not entering a room where there is a fire, or moving in a bent over or even a crawling position to avoid inhaling large amounts of smoke and hot air, which is at high levels in the room.

When at least all of these elements are common knowledge among workers, the risk of fire and serious injury to workers, damage to plant, equipment, buildings is significantly reduced, thus ensuring job stability.