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Emergency plan

You must provide an emergency plan. This will be specific to the premises and will detail the pre-planned procedures in place for use in the event of a fire.

The emergency plan must be recorded where: The Fire Safety Order applies 9 See Article 15.1

This must (where appropriate) include the following features:

  • Action to be taken on discovering a fire.
  • Warning to be given if there is a fire.
  • Calling the fire brigade.
  • Evacuation of the premises including those particularly at risk.
  • Power/process isolation.
  • Places of assembly and roll call.
  • Liaison with emergency services.
  • Identification of key escape routes.
  • The firefighting equipment provided.
  • Specific responsibilities in the event of a fire.
  • Training required.
  • Provision of information to relevant persons.
  • Remember to test your emergency plan by practising it and, if necessary, discuss it with your local emergency services.
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