School business and facility managers and executives are responsible and accountable for the safety of facilities and occupants. Failure to comply can result in fines and prosecution for individuals and the school itself.
More recently some states have introduced laws which could see criminal and industrial manslaughter charges where an incident occurs resulting in serious injury or death.
The LinkFM from Statcom is a great tool…As the name implies, essential fire & safety measures are the fire and life safety measures required in all schools to help protect people and property in the event of a fire or emergency.
Essential Safety Measures include fire detection and suppression equipment, emergency lighting and warning systems as well as clear emergency access and egress for occupants and responders.
Maintenance of Essential Safety Measures in schools has been mandatory for more than 25 years now. In that time compliance systems and services have come a long way.
Best practice compliance systems are now online software which manage compliance in real time from anywhere in the world using a standard web browser.