Section 1: Premises Information
Address of the premises with respect to which this Fire Emergency Plan relates:
Occupier of the premises:
The use or uses of the premises covered by the Fire Emergency Plan:
Fire warning/suppression arrangements:
Is there an Alarm System fitted? Yes - Automated
Audible type of sound: Warbling Siren
Links to /Fire Brigade: No
Emergency lighting: Yes
Fire suppression: No
The number of people likely to be present (staff, public etc.) and their location:
Up to 200 members of the public are likely to be present throughout the building.
A small number of other third parties such as building contractors (occasional) are likely to be found in the building.
Persons who are especially at risk:
Elderly and infirm
Physical (wheelchair / frame / walking aids) impaired
Sensory (sight, hearing) impaired
Alcohol intoxicated adults
Is there normally someone onsite who is especially at risk?
Ability of people present to escape without assistance:
Are the means of escape facilities provided within the building considered sufficient for all persons present to evacuate the premises within three minutes without assistance:
Presence of outside contractors, visitors:
Who is responsible for ensuring they are evacuated:
For hall, committee room and all stores one of the following:
Specific arrangements, if necessary, for high fire risk areas of the building:
Section 2: Roles and Responsibilities
Nominated Fire Coordinator duties and roles:
Ensuring fire emergency plan is maintained.
Ensuring alarms are tested and records maintained.
Ensuring records are maintained.
Ensure fire wardens are aware of their duties (see below).
Report fires and carry out an investigation.
Conduct regular fire safety inspections of the building
Nominated Fire Wardens duties and roles:
Making sure the Fire Brigade is called in all instances of fire and smoke.
Clearing their designated area of all personnel.
Reporting to the Chief Fire Officer upon the Fire Brigade arrival at the fire assembly point.
Informing the Chief Fire Officer if the hall is clear
Be responsible for co-ordination in the event of a fire and implementation of this emergency plan
Report fires and occurrences of smoke to the Old Windsor Memorial Hall Management Committee
Section 3: Fire Procedure
If you discover a fire or smoke you must:
Raise the alarm by operating the nearest fire alarm call point.
Assist any personnel who need help.
If safe to do so and convenient then use a single fire extinguisher to fight the fire. USE ONLY 1 EXTINGUISHER - GET OUT IF THIS DOES NOT WORK.
Inform the Nominated Fire Warden (lead person in charge of the hall hire).
If you hear the fire alarm you must:
Assist any personnel who need help.
Leave the premises by the nearest available exit, closing all doors behind you.
Report to the assembly point at: The top of the car park (adjacent to the railings behind the traffic lights)
Do not stop to collect personal belongings
Do not shout or run - this may cause panic
Section 4: Communications
The following personnel will be contacted in the event of a fire:
Procedures for liaising with the Fire Brigade:
If the Fire Brigade are required, the Nominated Fire Warden shall provide the following information:
How many persons are still in the building, if any.
Any dangerous substances stored in the building that are likely to become involved.
Where the seat of the fire is thought to be located; and
The best route to get to trapped persons or the seat of the fire
Turning off services:
Re-entering the building:
The Chief Fire Officer is the only person who can allow re-entry to the building.
The Nominated Fire Coordinator will be responsible for communicating the all clear when the Fire Brigade have undertaken their investigation in to any fire alarm.
Section 5: Reporting and Investigation
Section 6: Fire Alarm Testing / Evacuation Practice
Fire alarms shall be tested as follows:
Fire evacuations shall be practised as follows: