Industrial Fire Safety Management & Risk Assessment

Fire Management is a technique & a planned strategy which is required to subdue fire occurrences in the factory. Bangladesh knitwear industry is a mainstream source of foreign exchange earnings for Bangladesh economy. But it is a matter of great sorrow that these industries are in great risk because of fire accident occurring in these industries. For this reason, fire safety is now a burning issue for garment industries and so, can’t be laid up. A fire preventive awareness is, therefore, obligatory to avoid injuries and damages of the workers & employees.

In Bangladesh, BKMEA Fire Safety Cell first published a highly informative book related to fire safety in December 2015 entitled “Industrial Fire Safety Management & Risk Assessment”.  The objective of the book is to impart both techno-based modern fire safety mechanism & bookish information to the all the concerned, thereby helping to diminish fire-related incidents across the factory level. In this book there are 16 chapters. The name of these chapters are given below-

  • Management of prevention & basics of Fire.
  • Introducing Fire Equipments, Fire drill, reporting & rescue method
  • Electrical Safety management system & lockout-tagout procedure
  • Chemical Safety management in Textile & Garments Industry
  • Building Safety Standard in the light of fire safety issues in Bangladesh
  • Safety & Health Signalization
  • Special Work
  • Confined Spaces Safety
  • Noise & Vibration
  • Slips, Trips & Falls
  • Disaster Management Concept
  • Disaster Management In RMG Sector
  • Safety Officer
  • Security Guard
  • Fire Risk Assessment: An Approach on Matrix Model &
  • Building Approval Procedure in Bangladesh.

This book is designed to act as a catalyst for the workers & employees of garments as well as other industries to enrich their knowledge on fire safety, structural safety, relevant industrial laws, rules & acts on fire safety & occupational health & safety.

“পোশাক শিল্পকারখানায় অগ্নিঝুঁকি ও নিরাপত্তা ব্যবস্থাপনা”

Fire incident is one of the common phenomena almost everywhere in the present world. In the dynamic global settings, fire risk & hazards are greatly increasing because of the rapid urbanization, industrialization & continuous infrastructures development. From the advent of the society, fire has been an important consideration not only as potential hazard but also for significant contribution in the society, economy, industry & productivity.

To mitigate this fire hazard & risk BKMEA fire safety cell is working relentlessly to its member factories from 2009 to present. In that consequence, Fire safety cell published a safety book in bangle called “পোশাক শিল্পকারখানায় অগ্নিঝুঁকি ও নিরাপত্তা ব্যবস্থাপনা”. This book was published in March 2017. There are 9 chapters in this book. Such as-

  • আগুন সম্পর্কে মৌলিক ধারনা
  • অগ্নিনির্বাপক যন্ত্রসমূহের পরিচিতি ও ব্যবহার
  • শিল্পকারখানা ভবন নিরাপত্তা
  • শিল্প কারখানায় বৈদ্যুতিক নিরাপত্তা
  • পোশাক শিল্পকারখানায় রাসায়নিক নিরাপত্তা
  • দুর্যোগ ও বাংলাদেশের পোশাক শিল্প
  • শিল্প কারখানায় অগ্নি মহড়া
  • শিল্প কারখানায় নিরাপত্তা কর্মকর্তা, কর্মচারীর দায়িত্ব ও কর্তব্য
  • পোশাক শিল্পকারখানার ঝুঁকি নিরূপণ ও মূল্যায়ন


The main objective of this book is to address the upcoming challenges learning from the past incidents & observations, the best fire safety practices, changes in the fire & building codes & regulations & research outcomes based on experiments & study.

Safety is a must in garments industry as well as other industry. BKMEA Fire Safety Cell believes that this book will satisfy any safety related questions & other problems facing especially in garments industry.

This book will also play an important role to other industries for making their working environment hazard & risk free.