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Hotel Fire Safety – 3 Top tips

A hotel fire can kill. It’s not just your premises to think of when it comes to hotel fire safety. It’s your devoted staff members, it’s your housekeepers, repeated customers that you know by a first name basis, people on their anniversaries or just-marrieds, and children and families on their holidays.

If a hotel fire is something you’d rather not encounter when it comes to the people who make your hotel the place it is today, follow our simple steps for preventing a fire at your hotel.

First and foremost an FRA for your hotel

By law, your hotel is required to have a Fire Risk Assessment (FRA) and it should be updated when any changes are made to significant risks, such as new furniture, new building works, there has been a fire. A Fire Risk Assessment will highlight any hazards that your hotel may have when it comes to fire and therefore what measures need to be taken in order to reduce the risk.

Consider your guests, your staff and your visitors

Who will be in your hotel? Can vulnerable people safely evacuate your hotel in the event of a fire? Consider your disability escape routes and if you have sufficient fire alarm systems in place to alert people to a fire, especially for those with mobility disabilities or are hard of hearing.

Hotel Fire Training

Who will direct guests with your evacuation process or those that are unfamiliar with the escape routes? Therefore, your staff members should have fire training. On top of this, a competent person should be responsible for your hotel fire safety prevention. They will take the control in the event of a fire and have a copy of the guests, should be Fire Warden Trained.

Other key considerations:

Does your hotel have an eatery? – Do you need kitchen suppression?

Hotel Fire Evacuation Plan – Do you know what to include?

Therefore, do need help with Fire Safety for your hotel? Then call us now on 0845 402 3045 or email our friendly sales team at today! Or get a quote for a Fire Risk Assessment or Fire Training for your hotel now!

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