Our Policies

Fire Safety Policy

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Fire Drills Procedures
Alt Prov have a risk assessment posted on the appropriate notice boards in all participating venues and fire drills will
be conducted on a regular basis. In the event of a fire at our provisions, children should be collected from the fire
assembly point. All staff are aware of the location of all fire exits, the fire assembly point and where fire safety
equipment is stored. Children will be made aware of the fire safety procedures and exits during their settling in
period and on regular occasions from then on with regular practice fire drills.
Fire doors and fire exits are clearly marked and never locked whilst the buildings are in use and are kept clear from
any obstructions. The doors are easily opened from the inside and the fire procedures and assembly points will be
risk assessed and amended if appropriate.
In the event of a fire
A member of staff will raise the alarm immediately and the emergency services will be called at the earliest possible
opportunity.
All children will immediately be escorted out of the building to either of the assembly points depending on the
location of the fire. The register and phone will be taken, and all children and staff accounted for. If any persons are
missing from the register, the emergency services will be informed immediately.
All staff have the responsibility to keep your child safe, however The Manager on duty that day will be the
designated Fire Safety Officer and will check the premises of the provisions as safety permits.