1. The action users should take if they discover a fire
- Immediately operate the nearest alarm call-point.
- Attack the fire if possible, with appliances available, without taking personal risks.
2. How will people be warned in the event of a fire
3. How the evacuation of the building will be carried out
- Automatic activation of the fire alarm via the smoke detectors
- The fire alarm system will sound on operation of the manually operated alarm call-point.
4. Identification of escape routes
- Everyone in the clubhouse should leave the building by the nearest exit door and report to the assembly point at the front of the building.
5. Fire fighting equipment provided
- All exit doors can be used as escape routes.
6. On hearing the alarm
- Fire extinguishers are located in circulation areas and near fire exit doors.
7. People with disabilities
- All membersmust leave the building immediately via the nearest exit door and assemble at the muster point.
- The Fire Brigade is to be called.
8. How will the Fire Brigade and any necessary emergency services be called and who will be responsible for doing this.
- People located upstairs with disabilities shouldexit via the balcony doors and onto the balcony
- From there, if necessary, they will be physically assisted/carried down the stairs and to the assembly point.
9. Procedures for liaising with the Fire Brigade on arrival
- On hearing the alarm if bar staff are present they will Dial 999 and ask for the Fire Brigade or other emergency service as appropriate.
- If no bar staff are present, a member should dial 999 and ask for the Fire Brigade or other emergency service as appropriate.
10. Training given to staff
- The bar staff will act as point of contact for the fire brigade.
- If no staff are present the most senior tennis or bowls member present will act as liaison officer with the fire brigade.
- Fire Drills to take place annually
- All staff to have a Fire Briefing as part of their induction
- Record of training to be kept and updated within Fire Manual/Log book