A mock drill on hospital fire and safety awareness was organised at Marwari Hospitals on Tuesday i.e. on 22.02.22 by the hospital authority in collaboration with Fire and Emergency Service, Government of Assam. The Safety Awareness drive and mock drill was conducted in the hospitals premises itself with the whole staff actively participating in the event.
The mock drill programme was well attended by a team of Fire and Emergency Service, Govt of Assam which included Response Team Commander Moon Onjon Ramchiary, Fireman Abdul Rose and Pranob Barman with Marwari Hospitals' Fire Safety Officer Jayanta Saikia, Director Of Medical Services of Marwari Hospitals Dr. Jayanta Prasad Sharma and also many other staff of Marwari Hospitals.
"It is a good programme and it should be done periodically. We should change our locations in every mock drill; even we should try to change the situations also in some mock drills. Sometimes we should even do mock drills on earthquakes and terrorist attack also so that we can prepare ourselves to defend us from all such problems if takes place. We should all know how to extinguish fire and how to use the fire extinguisher," said Moon Onjon Ramchiary.
Towards the end of the mock drill, Dr Jayanta Prasad Sharma appreciated the performance of the team as well as he pointed out some of the drawbacks in the drill which he stated that, can improve in the next drill.Fire Safety Officer of Marwari Hospitals Jayanta Saikia stated that it takes only 3 minutes for a particular mock drill but that should be done safely with all safety measures. He moreover said that during a mock drill, the participants should not lose much time while checking the patients in the cabins. He concluded that if that timing can be shortened then for sure, the mock drill will be over by 3 or 4 minutes.
Director of Medical Services, Dr. Jayanta Prasad Sharma said, "This mock drill is not only going to help us in our professional work but also personally, it will help us in many ways. We can prepare ourselves to face any trouble relating to fire and earthquake etc."
The mock drill was a standard one on Tuesday with the active participation of all the staff and employees of Marwari Hospitals. Towards the end of the mock drill, Dr Jayanta Prasad Sharma appreciated the performance of the team as well as he pointed out some of the drawbacks in the drill which he stated that, can improve in the next drill.