Fire regulations

  • Fire appliances must not be tampered with. Any apparent fault must be reported to the Safety Coordinator
  • In the event of a fire extinguisher being used it must be reported to the Safety Coordinator
  • The fire alarm is tested every Wednesday morning before 9am
  • IF YOU HEAR THE FIRE ALARM BELL:
    • Leave your room or area closing all doors and windows behind you
    • Leave the building by the shortest possible route
    • Go to the Assembly Point, which is signposted opposite the main entrance
    • Wait there until the fire brigade has given the 'all clear' to return to the building
  • IF YOU DISCOVER A FIRE:
    • Operate the fire alarm. Check for persons at risk (if no personal risk is involved).
    • Extinguish fire (if no personal risk is involved). Go to the control point, which is OUTSIDE THE BACK ENTRANCE
  • THE DESIGNATED FLOOR WARDENS (or their deputies) MUST:
    • Ensure that their area of responsibility is cleared and that all those present are account for
    • Ascertain whether any special hazard exists in their area
    • Report all findings to the Safety Coordinator (or senior floor warden)
  • THE HEALTH AND SAFETY COORDINATOR (or, if absent, THE SENIOR FLOOR WARDEN) is responsible for liaising with the University Rescue Team or Fire Brigade on their arrival at the scene of the fire.

ACTIVATION OF THE ALARM SHOULD AUTOMATICALLY SUMMONS SECURITY. ONCE YOU HAVE EVACUATED THE BUILDING MAKE SURE SECURITY ARE AWARE OF THE FIRE

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