1) Fire Damage:
Controls for Environmental Exposures:
2)Â Documented and Tested Emergency Evacuation Plans:
Relocation plans should emphasize human safety, but should not leave informationÂ processingÂ facilities physically unsecured. Procedures should exist for a controlled shutdownÂ ofÂ the computer in an emergency. In all circumstances saving human life should be given paramount importance.
3) Smoke Detectors:
Â Â Smoke detectors are positioned at places above andÂ belowÂ theÂ ceiling tiles. Upon activation, these detectors should produce an audibleÂ alarmÂ andÂ must be linked to a monitored station (for example, a fire station).
4) Wiring Placed in Electrical Panels and Conduit:Â
Â Â Â Â Electrical wires are always a risk. To reduce the risk of such a fire occurring and spreading, wiring should be placed in the fire-resistant panels and conduit. This conduit generally lies under the fire-resistantÂ raised floor in the computer room.
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