Jerudong Park Medical Centre (JPMC) has conducted the first Mass Fire Evacuation Drill (MFED).

The drill held yesterday focuses on fire safety and standard procedure on evacuation, as well as to promote emergency preparedness of patient’s visitors and staff within the hospital premises. More than 150 staffs were involved, and are given with various emergency situations and scenarios and supervised by the Fire & Rescue Department.

The MFED was organised by the JPMC Fire Safety Committee and the Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) Team and the Fire Drill was supported and overseen by the Brunei Fire & Rescue Department.

The management of JPMC always reminds their staff to be aware and always prepare while facing the emergency situation. The fire drill is one of the security safety procedure which is very important for the hospital’s staff to reduce emergency situations and the number of injured in the occurrence of a fire.

Source: Radio Television Brunei