PLAN A SAFE ESCAPE
FACT – Having a home escape plan in conjunction with a working smoke alarm will greatly increase your chances of getting out safely. Every second counts.
BE PREPARED BY MAKING A PLAN OF ESCAPE
Draw a ﬂoor plan of your home, including two ways of escape from each room.
Plan an escape route and ensure everyone knows how to get out.
Blocked exits are a hazard. Keep exits clear.
Keep door and window keys in or next to locks so they can be opened easily.
Decide on a meeting place outside e.g. the letterbox.
Provide alternatives and someone to assist for anyone with a disability.
EXAMPLE ESCAPE PLAN
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