27. Dec, 2021

ACTIONS TO TAKE ON DISCOVERING A FIRE AND ON HEARING THE FIRE ALARM

ACTIONS ON DISCOVERING A FIRE

If you discover a fire or what you think is a fire then

1. Raise the alarm
2. Make sure the fire service is called
3. Evacuate the building following the correct procedures

ACTIONS ON HEARING THE ALARM

Each workplace has its own specific procedure, but the points below indicate some basic actions.

1. Stay calm and act immediately
2. Leave the building by the nearest safest exit
3. Do not use lifts
4. Do not take personal belongings
5. Do not tackle the fire unless you are trained to do so
6. Make your way to the assembly point
7. Do not re-enter the building until you are told it is safe to do so