21. The operator of a private seniors’ residence must establish a fire safety plan and keep it up-to-date.
In addition to what is provided by any applicable Act or regulation, the fire safety plan must contain
(1) a list of the residents, specifying for each the measures to be taken to ensure they are evacuated to a safe place;
(2) the telephone numbers of the persons who must be alerted in the event of a fire in order to provide housing for the residents; and
(3) where applicable, the names and contact information of all organizations, establishments institutions or individuals that have undertaken to provide assistance in the event of an evacuation of the residence and to take charge of the persons evacuated, along with a copy of the agreements signed.
A copy of the plan must be kept in an accessible place determined by the fire safety service of the municipality where the residence is situated.
Every staff member and every person in charge of ensuring supervision in the residence must be informed, upon taking office and thereafter every year, of the content of the plan and of the specific tasks they are to perform in the event of an evacuation. They must be able to perform them.