Prevention

IN THE EVENT OF A FIRE


EVERYONE MUST ALWAYS:


1: Prevent fire occurring by being careful with all sources of heat (smoking, heating and electrical appliances etc).
2: Know the means of escape provided from the premises.
3: Be familiar with the fire routine and obey fire notices.
4: Keep exits and stairways unobstructed.
5: Keep fire doors closed.


SHOULD YOU DISCOVER A FIRE:
1: Raise the Alarm. Activate one of the two fire alarm call points by pressing the front clear panel.
2: Warn people in the vicinity of the fire.
3: Only trained Fire Marshals should try to extinguish the fire, with an appropriate extinguisher, do not take personal risk, otherwise leave the building.


ON HEARING THE ALARM:
1: Give the necessary assistance to other people to ensure their safety.
2: Walk to the nearest available exit, then proceed to your designated assembly point which is:-


GRASS AREA AT THE FRONT OF THE BUILDING
ACT CALMLY, CLOSE ALL DOORS (to stop fire spreading)


3: Once you have reached your designated assembly point, Fire Marshals will register your attendance.
4: Fire Marshals to supervise the evacuation from their areas.
5: Remain outside at all times, even if the fire alarm stops sounding. Only re-enter the building when the instruction is given by your supervisor.
6: Make sure that all external doors and windows are kept closed.
7: On arrival of the Fire Service the officer-in-charge should be informed that all are safe or their last known position.