During the Drill

  • Did occupants evacuate the building immediately after the alarm activated?

  • Was the evacuation orderly and quick?

  • Did everyone evacuate the building?

  • Did Fire Wardens carry out their role satisfactorily?

  • Did academic staff assist in the direction and control of students?

  • Did anyone who required assistance to evacuate the building receive the necessary help?

  • Did any disabled persons go the refuge?

  • Did the communication systems and evacuation lifts at the refuge work?

  • Did the security Response Team arrive and take control of the disabled evacuation.

  • We're all visible exits operational and used during the drill?

  • How long did it take to evacuate the building?

  • Did any person enter or re-enter the building during the drill?

  • Did Fire Marshals carry out their role satisfactorily in relation to liaison with the Fire Service?

  • Did the evacuees report to the assembly point(s)?

  • Did all the fire doors open without the use of keys or fobs?

  • Did all magnetic locked doors release (where applicable)?

After the Drill

  • Was everyone accounted for at the assembly point?

  • Was traffic control successful (where applicable)?

  • Did all fire alarm sounders operate properly?

  • Did the emergency exit lights work properly?

  • Was outdoor lighting functional and adequate?

  • Did everyone remain at the assembly point and wait for further instructions?

  • Did the alarm system reset correctly?

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