The term prevention measures the Prevention Procedures and Prevention Plan, with which the former are required in buildings lower category of risk of fire and the Plan of prevention is mandatory for buildings with more severe risk category, as stipulated in Article 198, paragraph 1.
It is set of preventive procedures to be adopted by the occupants, to ensure the maintenance of safety conditions. Should be common knowledge to all employees of the organization in general and especially security team.
The procedures of exploitation and use referred to are, as a rule, recommended by the respective manufacturers and are to be provided to the responsible security by contractors or installers, as appropriate, upon receipt of the work or installation.
In the case of configurable security systems – for example, automatic fire detection systems – those mentioned operational procedures should also include how the system is configured – for example, the alarm organization and control respective timings matrix.
Prevention procedures are designed to provide permanently to:
Safety in work involving aggravated risk of fire
It is recommended that changes in self-protection measures to deal with the work referred to in this paragraph are properly planned sufficiently in advance to prepare the appropriate response to these works.
Worsen the risk of fire outbreak, strengthening preventive measures and increased vigilance is recommended, both during the execution or during periods of interruption of work. If the work in question introduce limitations in security systems, it is recommended that installers or companies responsible for maintenance actions of these systems are involved in the planning above and, if necessary, efetuem changes in the systems needed to minimize the impact of foreseeable limitations.
If affect the evacuation is recommended to reinforce preventive and emergency procedures in the areas affected to minimize the negative effects of work on the evacuation conditions.
It should contain the following elements: