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Fire safety in the workplace
4. Fire safety and evacuation plans
Your plan m ust show how you have: a clear passageway to all escape routes clearly m arked escape routes that are as short and direct as possible enough exits and routes for all people to escape em ergency doors that open easily em ergency lighting where needed training for all em ployees to know and use the escape routes a safe m eeting point for staff

People with mobility needs
You should also m ake special arrangem ents for people with m obility needs, eg m ake sure there are specific people to help wheelchair users get downstairs if there’s a fire. Download ‘Guide to m eans of fire escape for disabled people’ (PDF, 1.1MB)
(https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/14898/fsra-escapedisabled.pdf)

Last updated: 30 May 2013

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