The AORN Fire Safety Tool Kit offers tools to help perioperative personnel promote fire prevention, plan effective response strategies, and develop department-specific evidence-based policies and procedures to protect perioperative patients and team members. This tool kit will also help raise perioperative team members’ awareness of the inherent realities of surgical fires.
- ABC News: Inside the Renewed Push to Prevent Surgical Fires
- Duties of Perioperative Team Members in a Fire (DOCX)
- Fire Drill Evaluation Tool (DOCX)
- Fire Drill Scenarios (PDF)
- Fire Risk Assessment Tool (PDF)
- Fire Risk Assessment Tool Instructions (PDF)
- Fire Safety Faculty Disclosure (PDF)
- How to Create an OR Fire Drill (PDF)
- Extinguishing a Fire (PPTX) – includes notes to user
- Fire Prevention in the Perioperative Setting (PPTX) – includes notes to user
- Fire: Team Responsibilities (PPTX) – includes notes to user
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