VisitBritain - Fire Risk Assessment

 

 

  Address of Property Assessed:      

Mullacott Farm

Ilfracombe

Devon

EX34 8NA
 

  Person Undertaking the Assessment - Name:

Mrs. Alison Homa
 

  - Position:      

Owner
 

  Date of Assessment:

01.02.15
 

Fire Risk Assessment

 

 



Risk assessment for the Caravan and Camping at Mullacott Farm


 

Step 1 - Identify Fire Hazards and Fire Risks.

 

1.1 Sources of ignition

 

a) Electrical - wiring and appliances

 

 



    i.   Electrical wiring has been checked 2014. 
    ii.   The fuse board/circuit breakers are in good condition and correctly labeled. 
    iii.  The electrical appliances been checked by a competent person within the last year.  March 2014. 
    


 

b) Cooking - especially deep-fat frying

 

 



N/A


 

c) Smoking

 

 



Smoking is only allowed outside, and cigarette butts are considered to be litter, so dispose of in the refuse, and not throw on the ground.


 

d) Candles

 

 



N/A


 

e) Heaters and boilers

 

 



 


 

f) Open fires

 

 



Open fires are not allowed on the campsite.


 

g) Others

 

 



There may be gas canisters, bought by the campers to cook with.


 

1.2. Fuel present

 

 



There is no fuel present in the camping field.  Our personal kerosene tank is near the camping field, adjacent to the farmhouse.


 

h) Elements of structure

 

 



The facility is a grassed field.


 

i) Furniture and furnishings

 

 



N/A


 

j) Domestic waste

 

 



    i. Domestic waste is removed from the property daily. 
     
    ii. Domestic waste is kept away from sources of ignition.  
  


 

k) Other items - e.g. petrol for lawnmowers, cleaning materials etc

 

 



There are none. 


 

1.3. Activities that might cause a fire, including work processes/procedures etc.

 

 



  i.   Illegal use of BBQ - BBQ area in camping field is provided. 
  ii.  Illegal use of candles - prohibited. 
  iii.  Illegal smoking - prohibited inside, tin bucket for dog-ends provided outside. 
  


 

Step 2 - Identify Persons at Risk.

 

2.1 Number of guests

 

 



    i. The facility is considered suitable for up to 500 people.  
     
    ii. It is anticipated that children will stay in the facility, but they must not be left unaccompanied on the campsite. They could be anywhere in the facility.  
     
    iii. We do not expect to be accommodating persons who require assistance to escape the property. 
  


 

2.2. Number of staff/employees

 

 



We have no employees. 


 

Step 3 - Evaluate the Risks.

 

3.1. Means of escape

 

a) Detail the type of property:

 

 



The facility is a grassed field.


 

b) Detail the number of exit doors and where they are:

 

 



N/A


 

3.2. The fire alarm and fire detection

 

c) Describe what fire alarm and fire detectors have been provided?

 

 



There is a manual hand turned fire bell, located near the BBQ area.


 

3.3. Fire fighting equipment

 

d) Detail what fire extinguishers/blankets are provided and where they are.

 

 



There is an outside fire station next to the BBQ area, in the camping field.
  
  At the station is a hand turned bell, and a water extinguisher.


 

3.4. Escape lighting

 

e) Detail areas covered by emergency lighting (if any):

 

 



There is no lighting in the field.


 

3.5. Evacuation procedure

 

f) Describe the evacuation procedures

 

 



  On discovering a fire (no matter how small)
 The alarm will automatically sound. 
    EVACUATE the building, via the nearest exit. 
    DIAL 999 immediately and give details of the fire. 
    CLOSE all doors and windows in the vicinity of the fire. 
    PROCEED immediately to the Assembly Point: -
 
 The Assembly point is in the car park, adjacent to the entrance of the camping field.  


 

Created: 01.02.15

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