Safety Conditions-Fire Prevention and Protection in Workplaces

This standard establishes the minimum safety requirements that workplaces in Mexico must meet to prevent and protect against fires. Its objective is to safeguard the integrity of workers and facilities through the implementation of fire prevention, detection, and extinguishing measures.


1. Fire Prevention:

  • Identification of fire risks.
  • Measures to prevent the occurrence of fires.

2. Fire Protection:

  • Requirements for the installation of fire detection and extinguishing systems.
  • Signage and evacuation routes.

3. Training and Coaching:

  • Training programs for staff on fire safety issues.
  • Evacuation drills and procedures.

4. Equipment and Tools:

  • Maintenance and inspection of firefighting equipment.
  • Requirements for the availability of fire extinguishers and other devices.


1. Worker Protection: Improves safety and reduces the risks of injury or loss of life in the event of fires.

2. Protection of Assets: Contributes to the protection of facilities, equipment and materials against damage caused by fires.

3. Regulatory Compliance: Helps companies comply with legal requirements related to occupational health and safety.

4. Business Resilience: Increases the company's ability to respond effectively to emergencies and fire situations, which improves operational resilience