Fire Precautions for Overnight Accommodation
In the interests of personal safety, you should appoint one of your group as “Fire Warden” on arrival.
The Fire Warden’s responsibilities include:
When you arrive
Ensure that access to the fire doors is not blocked, inside or out.
Ensure that the extinguishers are in the correct positions and you know how to use them.
Ensure that all your group know what to do in the event of an evacuation.
During your stay
Remain alert for hazards
Enforce the ‘No Smoking’ policy
After the event
Check all electric appliances are switched off or unplugged.
Check all rubbish is bagged and binned
In the event of a fire, don’t put yourself at risk
Sound the fire alarm.
Ensure everyone leaves the building in an orderly manner and assembles on the village green
CALL THE FIRE BRIGADE - there is a public phone box on the village green
Ensure no-one re-enters the building
Liaise with the Fire Brigade when they arrive.