Hospital Fire Safety – Los Angeles

Hospital Fire Safety: $50*

*LOCATION: WILSHIRE BLVD.

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CLASS LOCATIONS:

1) 3580 Wilshire Blvd.

Suite 1705C

Los Angeles, CA 90010


Course Description

Hospital Fire & Safety Course is designed for Los Angeles healthcare staff who may be confronted with an unexpected emergency involving environments found in major hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, retirement homes, and clinics.

Students successfully completing this one day course will be issued a  Fire & Safety card which is valid for 4 years and meets requirements of the Los Angeles City Fire Department’s Hospital Fire and Life Safety Program.

Healthcare Fire Safety Instructors

In Los Angeles, all healthcare workers are required to complete a fire safety training course. All healthcare workers must receive this training, whether you work in a hospital, skilled nursing facility or retirement home.

What is a fire card?

Mission Community Hospital
Panorama City Campus
14850 Roscoe Blvd.
Panorama City, CA 91402

Valley Presbyterian Hospital
15107 Vanowen Street
Van Nuys, CA 91405

Silver Lake Medical Center
Downtown Campus
1711 West Temple Street
Los Angeles, CA 90026

Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital
1300 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Hollywood Community Hospital
6245 De Longpre Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90028-9001

Los Angeles Fire Code Section 57.113.09 – Emergency Planning Code Requirement

A. Every institution as required by the Chief shall implement a written and approved Fire/Life Safety Program which includes procedures for notifying the Fire Department, procedures for the use of fire protection equipment, and an emergency evacuation plan.

B. All emergency plans, procedures, and evacuation signs shall be submitted to the Fire Department for approval prior to implementation. The approved copy of the Fire/Life Safety Program shall be available for review by the Chief.

C. Fire drills shall be scheduled and performed quarterly for each shift implementing the fire/life safety emergency procedures. A written record shall be kept on forms approved by the Chief of all such drills. Records shall give the date and time of each drill held. Records shall be maintained for a period of three years and be available for review by the Chief.

D. The evacuation plan shall be posted throughout the facility and shall include the following minimum requirements:

1. Evacuation routes, including locations of exits.

2. The location of fire alarm pull stations.

3. The location of portable fire extinguishers and other fire protection equipment.

4. The phone number of the Fire Department.

5. Designation of outside refuge areas where guests or patients are to assemble after evacuation of the building.

6. Assignment of a responsible person to call the Fire Department upon notification of any fire or upon the activation of any fire protection system.

E. The Fire/Life Safety Program shall be updated and approved annually.

All personnel shall receive approved training conducted by the Department or by a health care facility instructor
who is certified in accordance with Division 6 of this article.