On 4th of April fire drills took place in the administrative building of the State Enterprise "Marine Search and Rescue Service" of the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine. The drills were conducted by Civil Protection sector together with Occupational Safety and Health Division, with the help of MRCC specialists, HR Department and other divisions of SE "MSRS". The aim of the conducted fire drills was the training of the necessary skills and evacuation rules during fire alarm among the employees of the enterprise, according to the Civil Protection Code of Ukraine, the Order of Training Conduction among People in Case of Emergencies, approved by the Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine № 444 by 26.06.2013, Fire Safety Regulations of Ukraine, approved by the Decree of the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine № 1417 by 30.12.2014.
After the announcement of the duty officer through the voice alert system, all the employees were evacuated from the administrative building in five-minute period. The representatives of the Administrative Division brought the nominal fire under control with the help of fire extinguisher and other special equipment. After the evacuation, a training regarding the usage of primary fire extinguishing devices and the rules to follow during the evacuation, was conducted among the employees. After the training, the statistical information of fire hazards in Ukraine in 2017 was announced to the employees of MSRS.