Staff Fire Drill Procedure

Staff Fire Drill Procedure

  • In the event of a fire, the alarm will be raised by the person who detects the fire
  • Each member of staff is responsible for evacuating the area in which they are working at the time, including toilets, side rooms & stairwells
  • The health & safety officer/person in charge will get the evacuation bag containing a copy of the register & mobile phone
  • Evacuate the building as quickly & calmly as possible using the nearest available fire exit
  • If you are in the garden you MUST vacate via the garden gate and not go back through the building. All staff must be aware of the code for the garden gate.
  • Once outside all staff members are to supervise the children. The coloured ropes are to be used (stored inside the evacuation bag) with an adult at either end. The children are to hold onto the rope with 1 hand so keeping in line.
  • The health & safety officer/person in charge will take a head count & if needed do a final check of the building & garden
  • Walk the children to the assembly point, which will be the far side of the car park behind the shops, or the second assembly point at West Wycombe School if the first is not safe enough
  • Health & safety officer/person in charge to take register
  • Dial 999 and request emergency services to assist.
  • Nominated member of staff to be sent roadside to wait & meet the attending emergency services
  • Nominated member of staff to phone parents/carers for immediate collection