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.
- Faculty Disclosure
- ABC News: Inside the Renewed Push to Prevent Surgical Fires
- Duties of a Perioperative Team Member During a Fire
- Fire Drill Scenarios
- Fire Drill Evaluation Tool
- Fire Prevention Assessment Protocol
- Fire Prevention Assessment Tool
- Fire Drill Worksheets
- Extinguishing a Fire (includes notes to user)
- Fire Team Responsibilities
- Fire Prevention in the Perioperative Setting (includes notes to user)
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