Fire safety policy and procedure at government hospital : case study Hospital Raja Perempuan Zainab II / Muhamad Arif Roslin and Nadira Ahzahar

Roslin, Muhamad Arif and Ahzahar, Nadira (2018) Fire safety policy and procedure at government hospital : case study Hospital Raja Perempuan Zainab II / Muhamad Arif Roslin and Nadira Ahzahar. In: 3rd Undergraduate Seminar on Built Environment and Technology 2018 (USBET2018), September 2018, Universiti Teknologi Mara Perak Branch.

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Abstract

Fire safety management has an essential aspect that must be carried out to ensure building performance will be maintained for daily operations. In Malaysia, the fire safety aspects are very new but the numbers of cases involved in hospital building are higher. The fire cases in Malaysia at government hospital are issued by Fire and Rescue Department of Malaysia (FDRM) such as recent cases at fire Intensive Care
Unit (ICU) of Hospital Sultanah Aminah, where fire occurred and the seven victims were trapped during the fire in the building. The study in fire safety aspects able to improve fire safety management practices at the government hospital. The objectives of the study are to determine the level of compliance with policy and the procedure that is applied at the Hospital Raja Perempuan Zainab II Kota Bharu. This study
employed both quantitative and qualitative methods to obtain data. 50 respondents from hospital staff took part in the study as the survey respondents. The data were analysed using the Average Index Method. From the findings, five factors policy and procedure have been applied at the government hospital. The finding of this research stated that the most critical aspect is staff training. The ways to
improve fire safety management practices at the hospital is they must ensure that technical training is conducted among hospital staff and the evacuation frequency need to be improved. In addition, it is found that government hospital needs to emphasize the five factors in policy and procedure to ensure that hospital has good practice in fire safety management.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
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Roslin, Muhamad Arif
arif_954@yahoo.com
Ahzahar, Nadira
nadira754@perak.uitm.edu.my
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > Systems of building construction. Industrialized building
T Technology > TH Building construction > Systems of building construction. Industrialized building > Malaysia
T Technology > TH Building construction > Building fittings and their installation
T Technology > TH Building construction > Building fittings and their installation > Building control systems
T Technology > TH Building construction > Architectural engineering. Structural engineering of buildings
T Technology > TH Building construction > Architectural engineering. Structural engineering of buildings > Sustainable buildings. Sustainable construction
T Technology > TH Building construction > Protection of buildings. Including protection from dampness, fire, burglary
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perak > Seri Iskandar Campus
Event Title: 3rd Undergraduate Seminar on Built Environment and Technology 2018 (USBET2018)
Event Dates: September 2018
Page Range: pp. 196-201
Official URL: https://icrp2018.wixsite.com/icrp18
Item ID: 46726
Uncontrolled Keywords: Fire safety management; Policy and procedure
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/46726

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