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|School District of Philadelphia|
|Policy and Procedures|
|Classification||Fire Liaison Representative|
|Date Issued||April 1997|
|Issued by||The Office for School Safety|
|Supersedes||Policy & Procedure 112.4 December 1978|
A. To encourage prompt reporting, investigation, apprehension, and ultimate reduction of fires in schools, a fire liaison representative is to be designated in each school facility.
B. It is suggested that the principal, or designee, serve in this capacity in elementary schools, and assistant principal in secondary schools.
C. Duties to include but not limited to:
1.) Preparation of a fire evacuation plan, posting of exit drill directions in each room, etc.
2.) Contact with local fire company requesting their observance of at least two (2) fire drills per year.
3.) Informing local fire company of the location and amount of handicapped students, comprehensive day care, nurseries, etc., that would require assistance in an emergency.
4.) Maintain a record of fire drills listing time, date, etc. Keep record available for inspection by License and Inspection inspector.
5.) For any needed assistance contact the School District Fire Safety Unit at 456-3155 - 58.