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Member’s duty in the event of a fire.

1 In the event of fire it is the primary duty of all concerned to prevent injury or the loss of life.

 

2 For this purpose as a member should make certain that you are familiar with all the means of escape in case of fire and the location of fire fighting equipment

 

3 You should ensure that you know who the people appointed as committee members are, as they have additional training knowledge and responsibility in the case of a fire incident.

 

4 IF YOU DISCOVER A FIRE or one is reported to you, you should verbally sound the alarm and ensure a committee member is informed.

 

5 Immediately after the alarm has been raised you or the committee member informed should

(a) SEE THAT ALL DOORS IMMEDIATEY SURROUNDING THE FIRE AREA ARE CLOSED

 

(b) Help ensure that older less able members and young people are assisted out of the building through the nearest exit on the opposite side of the fire.

 

6 You should then proceed to the assembly point which is (ON THE PAVEMENT BY THE CLUB ENTRANCE) ALWAYS GO TO THE FRONT OF THE CLUB. NEVER GO TOWARDS THE CAR PARK. THERE IS A PATH ALL THE WAY ROUND THE OUTSIDE OF THE BOWLING GREEN.

 

7 NO ATTEMPT SHOULD BE MADE TO DRIVE CARS AWAY. THIS COULD BE DANGEROUS TO MEMBERS ESCAPING DOWN THE DRIVEWAY AND PREVENT THE FIRE ENGINE GETTING TO THE FIRE PROMPTLY.

 

8 A roll call should be carried out by a committee member with the help of all members with knowledge of those present.