of Fire Steward
- He/she will make sure he/she has
read the evacuation plan for the
building at St. Margaret’s and understands it.
will check that all Fire Exists are clear when rehearsals or
performances are taking place and make sure he/she is in possession
of a working whistle.
will make sure the performers and audience know where the
Fire Exits are and the procedure for evacuating the building,
including the safe gathering points.
- He/she must be informed by the person in charge of the door, of any wheelchair users or person(s) with limited mobility before every performance.
must be informed by the Stage Manager of any potential fire
risk during the performance such as candles, flash pots etc.
will keep the cast and crew signing-in book to facilitate
checking that all are safely out in the event of an incident.
will be present during the whole rehearsal or performance
unless prior arrangements have been made for a fully informed
deputy to maintain cover in his/her absence.
will need to see evidence of at least one Fire Drill involving
the cast and crew. If he/she is not satisfied, he/she may insist on
another Fire Drill, even in the performance week.
will consult with the person in charge of ticket sales to check
how many people are in the building both for evacuation purposes
and to ensure we are within the building’s safe capacity.
10th. January 2012