The Greenbank Hotel (Falmouth) LtdHarbourside, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 2SR
Fire Safety, Policy and Procedure
To ensure that The Greenbank Hotel Ltd conforms to current fire safety legislation and bestpractice and to create a safe environment for employees and guests.
It is essential that all employees are aware of this policy and need to act in accordance withits content. Training will be provided to all employees on the implementation of this policy andthereafter during induction training for new recruits.If the alarm is sounded, the Duty Manager or any member of the Fire Team (the Fire Team isdefined in paragraph 2) should note the location zone indicated on the fire panel display andsend either the Duty Manager or member of the Fire Team to investigate.The person investigating the alarm should proceed with great caution, towards the areadisplayed on the fire panel. If safe, report to reception, or the fire should be tackled alsoadvising reception of your actions. Use the appropriate fire fighting equipment (as a guide fireextinguishers are only designed to be used on fires the size of waste paper bins).If it is not possible to tackle the fire, evacuate closing all doors and windows behind you toprevent the fire spreading, where safe to do so. Call the Fire Brigade by
and brief the Duty Manager. When the Fire Brigade arrive a full handover from the Duty Manager or member of Fire Team will be done and they will then leave to the assembly point.
2. The Fire Team
When the Fire Brigade has been called the Fire Team will take responsibility for further action.
Early Shift 0730 -15.30Late Shift 15.00 - 23.00Night Shift 22.00 - 08.30 Night Shift 22.00 - 08.30
Duty ManagerDuty ManagerDuty Manager Duty Manager Duty ReceptionistDuty ReceptionistNight Porter Night Porter Day PorterDay Porter
3. What will cause an alarm to sound?
: There is a Break Glass (manual call point) adjacent to eachemergency exit. To operate break the glass at the front of the device, thealarm will sound immediately.3.2
: By pressing the ‘sound alarms’ push button. To cancel press‘silence alarms’ push button.3.3
: Ceiling mounted detectors are located in every roomand will detect heat or smoke in the area. This will send a signal to the mainFire Panel to sound the alarms. The location zone of the detector will beindicated on the Fire Panel display. On the detector a small red light willilluminate to indicate activation.ConfidentialPage 116 April 2009