A Fire Drill and a Safe Evacuation of the Building of the General Administration of Mansoura University

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Today on Wednesday 26th May 2021, the Occupational Health and Safety Management at the Community Service and Environmental Development's Sector, Mansoura University arranged a fire drill and a safe evacuation of the building of the General Administration of Mansoura University. The fire drill was arranged under the patronage of Prof. Ashraf Abdel-Basset, President of Mansoura University and Prof. Mahmoud El-Meligy, Vice-President of Mansoura University for Community Service and Environmental Development's Sector with the collaboration of the Administration of Civil Protection in Dakahlia. The aim of this fire drill is to train the employees of the building on the correct mechanism to deal with emergencies, in addition to a practical application. The fire drill was arranged by the teamwork of the Administration of Civil Protection in Dakahlia, under the supervision of the Major General/ Ahmed Abdel-Fattah Mahdy, Manager of the Administration of Civil Protection in Dakahlia, and the Colonel/ Ahmed Awad El-Sayed Ibrahim, Chairman of Fire Fighting in Dakahlia and Deputy Manager of the Administration of Civil Protection in Dakahlia. 

The fire drill started by a phone call from the University's Administration to report a fire, followed by firefighting procedures via two fire trucks. The building was evacuated according to the instructions in order to reach the safe gathering points. The emergency team was called up from firefighting units as well as rapid rescue and ambulance units to arrange the rescue process of some employees in upper floors by using rescue tools and electric ladders of the civil defense to face any possible emergency.

It is noteworthy that the fire drill was preceded by continuing trainings of the employees at the building on how to face fires, follow up the instructions during fire, and how to contact the emergency team. The fire drill aimed at arranging a real simulation of firefighting and evacuating peoples in emergency. Besides, it aimed at raising the readiness of the employees to face any possible emergency through raising their consciousness, avoiding the jostles and saving souls according the prepared plan of the Occupational Health and Safety Management at the Community Service and Environmental Development's Sector, Mansoura University. The fire drill was followed by honoring the team work of the civil defense for their efforts in arranging the safe evacuation and the fire drill of the building of the General Administration of the University.