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9.10 Evacuation Procedure

NOTE: DO NOT PUT YOURSELF IN ANY DANGER

RELEVANT CHAPTER

Fire Procedure

This chapter was added to the manual in July 2014.


Contents

  1. General
  2. On Seeing a Fire
  3. On Hearing the Alarm


1. General

  • Make yourself familiar with fire exits, break glass points and extinguishers;
  • The 1st fire assembly point is marked and can be found outside of the back gate adjacent to the Priors Close car park, 2nd assembly point is inside of the back gate.


2. On Seeing a Fire

  • Shout ‘FIRE'’ and break glass on nearest ‘break glass’ point;
  • Evacuate as stated below.


3. On Hearing the Alarm

  • Should the alarm sound staff are to calmly direct children / young people / visitors to the nearest emergency exit;
  • Evacuate the building;
  • Safely make your way to the 1st fire assembly point, outside of back gate;
  • Designated Fire person 1 to collect the Fire book, Visitor’s book and phone and then evacuate the building via nearest fire exit;
  • Fire Person 1 to call the Fire and Rescue Service – 999;
  • Fire Person 1 to make their way to assembly point;
  • Fire Person 1 to do a head count using Fire book and Visitor’s book as reference;
  • Once head count is completed Fire Person 1 will say whether you can move to assembly point 2 which is inside of the back gate;
  • Fire Person 1 will then stand near entrance to driveway leading up to the bungalow to direct the Fire and Rescue service;
  • Fire Person 2 to remain at the assembly point 1/2 with other staff and children / young people / visitors giving reassurance;
  • Fire Person 1 to liaise with the Fire and Rescue service letting them know:
    1. If there are any person’s still remaining in the bungalow and their last known whereabouts;
    2. The location of the fire (as indicated on fire panel / seen);
    3. Location of any hazards etc.
  • The Fire and Rescue service will let Fire Person 1 know when / if it is safe to re-enter the building;
  • UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES IS ANYONE TO RE-ENTER THE BUILDING UNLESS THE FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE HAVE GIVEN THE GO AHEAD.

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