Columbia Asia Hospital, Hebbal organizes mock fire drill

Posted by: at 4/19/2017 12:48:00 am


Bengaluru: Columbia Asia Hospital, Hebbal conducted a comprehensive mock fire safety drill in collaboration with the Karnataka State Fire and Emergency Services Department at the hospital, yesterday. The session was attended by Columbia Asia hospital team, members of Karnataka State Fire and Emergency Services Department and volunteers. The session was organized to equip the hospital staff and focused on patient evacuation in case of emergency.

Columbia Asia Hospital, Hebbal organizes mock fire drill

Columbia Asia Hospital, Hebbal organizes mock fire drill


It included training of the staff and volunteers on patient evacuation during an emergency, tips on fire safety and various ways to extinguish fire. The drill was organized to communicate the dos and don’ts while evacuating patients and staff from the hospital complex.

“We have organized this fire safety drill to ensure that our hospital team is well equipped and strengthened to respond to any fire-related emergency. This training session gave confidence to the hospital staff to be prepared and act promptly to any such incidents in future. Organizing such sessions from time to time not only prepares hospital staff to ensure patient safety but also outlines a practical approach which the hospital team can follow without panic at a sudden emergency,” said Dr Ananth Rao, General Manager - Columbia Asia Hospital, Hebbal.

About Columbia Asia Hospitals Pvt. Ltd.
Columbia Asia Hospitals Pvt. Ltd. is the only company in India to utilize 100% foreign direct investment (FDI) route in the hospital sector.

About Columbia Asia Group of Companies
The Columbia Asia Group is owned by more than 150 private equity companies, fund management organizations and individual investors. The group currently operates eleven facilities in India and has presence in Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Gurgaon, Ghaziabad, Kolkata, Mysore, Patiala and Pune. The company also operates hospitals in Malaysia (11), Vietnam (3), and Indonesia (3). The Indian management operations are managed from its office in Bangalore.



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