FIRE-GEAR Evacuation Template

Managers or heads in all building on campus should work with their Building Emergency Coordinators in making use of the FIRE-GEAR evacuation template (see overleaf) to develop a building-specific emergency evacuation procedure, which should be on all notice boards.

Details of the Building Emergency Coordinator and assistants should be placed on all notice boards. See example below:


It is advisable (not compulsory) to list all fire-fighting equipment in the building. The advantage of doing this is that management is better able to monitor any theft or misuse of equipment. See example below:

Escapes routes should be shown on a simple floor plan – provided by a draughtsman or drawn by hand or on computer. See example below:




Last Modified: Thu, 07 Aug 2014 14:30:08 SAST