Navigating the Challenges of Evacuation Times in Healthcare Facilities

The historical 2½-minute evacuation guideline, derived from the 1911 Empire Palace Theatre Fire, is an essential benchmark in fire safety practices. However, it’s crucial to understand that this time frame is not universally achievable, especially in healthcare settings where the dependencies of occupants significantly influence evacuation procedures. The Realities of Evacuation in Healthcare Facilities Patients/Resident’s […]