Fire and Emergency Evacuation Drills

Fire and Emergency Evacuation Drills

An essential element of any fire safety plan is the emergency evacuation drill, commonly called a fire drill. Without making the effort to train and rehearse employees on their responsibilities and actions in case of fire or other emergency, the lives of many people – members, guests, and employees may be at risk. The challenge for clubs is that the facility use patterns are very different for different parts of the club and for different times of the day and week. The evacuation issues at the golf course maintenance facility or aquatics center are far different than the clubhouse and a clubhouse evacuation on a Tuesday morning will have far different concerns than a busy Saturday night.

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