Fire Safety Facilities
Central Fire Detection System
All buildings are fitted with a Central Particularly Addressable Fire/Smoke Detection System (CTec, UK) interconnected with 246 Smoke detector addresses, 4 Photo-electric Heat Detector addresses, audio-visual Fire Alarms and Manual Call Points.

The Fire Safety Officer desk includes the Fire Detection Panel, PA system and Security Camera Monitor (all connected to a dedicated back-up power source) for efficient safety system supervision.
Emergency Hydrant System
The system can provide a flow of 2900 lit/min for 3 hours whilst the Canal Reservoir Water Capacity is 600,000 litres.

It uses a motor driven Fire Pump (Milnar, BD), Multistage Jockey Pump (DP, Holland), Auto Control Panel, Pillar Hydrant, Gate Valves (KITZ, Japan), Foot Valves (Korea), Non-return Valves (KITZ, Japan) and Pressure Gauge (WIKA, Poland).

The system is automatically connected to a Dedicated Power Generator specifically for fire-fighting.

38mm (1.5”) fire-resistant fabric Hose reels (SRI, Malaysia) with adjustable nozzle and handle, quick shutoff and coupler within a hose cabinet consisting of18SWG sheet steel and glass door.

From any hose, the minimum jet of water is 40 feet (12 meters).

Units Installed: 18/18
Fire Exits
The Main 6 storey Production Building has 3 staircases – 1 main entrance-exit Staircase plus 2 International Standard External Fire-Exit Staircases bridged to the open to avoid them to fill out with smoke at any time for maximum safety. The smaller establishments within the compound – 4 storey Office Building, 3 storey Winding-Yarn Store Building and 2 storey Generator-Utility Building have 2 staircases each, 1 of which is externally bridged to the outside. In addition to the 3 fire-exit staircases, the Main Production Building additionally has 2 Basket Ladders on either side of the building designed for safe decent. The ladders connect the 100% open roof to the ground and have access from each floor in between. Each floor has 2 Barredwindow doors with an internal release mechanism leading to the 2 Basket Ladders. The path to and the entire ladder itself is fenced with high quality steel for additional safety.

Everbright Sweater LTD. is fully fitted with Certified Fire Proof Doors. They are 100% smoke and heat proof, One hour fire resistant, outward opening, side swinging, not-lockable from either sides and fitted with Push-bars and Auto door-closers. Proper Aisle-Marks lead to each Exits. All Exits are highlighted by Exit Signs with emergency power back-up and Fire Grade Emergency Lights. Fire-Exit Doors Installed = 23/23
Safety Training
All employees trained in fire fighting participate in a bi-monthly internal extensive training programme. All other employees receive monthly basic training.

A Fire-drill training takes place once a month.

All employees have recently been trained by Bureau Veritas, Fire-fighting department and Unilever BGMEA.
Safety Housekeeping
All floors and buildings are fully equipped with Fire Fighting Equipment according to BNBC and Fire License codes. The full premises of Everbright Sweater LTD. is covered under its Fire License. Equipment undergo Periodic Inspection and Monitoring from Fire-fighting Inspectors. The Fire Safety Man carries out regular checks on equipment and carries out Safety-Rounds regularly.

Good Housekeeping Practices: All stores are organized according to BNBC guidelines maintaining no electricity connections inside the store and maintains a safety distance of 4 feet between racks and walls, ceilings and other racks.
Electrical Safety
Everbright Sweater LTD. has passed the Electrical Safety Audit conducted by Bureau Veritas. Entire Electrical systems are maintained following best engineering practices.

Electrical diagrams are posted on to respective electrical boards and panels. Circuits are optimised for maximum efficiency.