Response to the following situations, fires, security incidents
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If there was a fire in the setting the actions that I would take would be… •First of all if I seen a fire I would set off the fire alarm to make everyone aware that there is a fire. •Get all the children out of the building through the nearest and safest exit. •Make sure all the windows and doors are closed on the way out if it’s safe to do so. •Lead all the children to the assembly point (in the garden by the big tree). •When all staff and children are at the assembly point, the registers will be given out by the main office (Karen).
•Reassure the children.
•Call emergency service (head of centre).
•Wait for fire services to tell you it’s safe.
An emergency incident would be a child going missing. First of all a child should never go missing at the setting. A child should never be able to open gates or doors and adults should always close them behind them. All staff should be aware that children are collected by authorized people. If a child ever did go missing the actions that I would take would be…
•Make all staff aware
•Get all the children together and do a register
•Get any spare staff to start looking for that child
•If that child is still not found the check outside
•if not found after that then ring the police
•after I have rang the police I would ring to inform the parent Security incidents:
In the setting there should never be any unauthorized person. If a visitor comes into the setting it’s important for that person to sign in the visitor’s book. It’s also important for that visitor to wear a visitors badge so everyone in the setting is aware that the visitor is authorized. If I or the staff seen a visitor in the building without a badge on then it’s important for me to challenge the visitor. For example asking where they are going or what room do they need to get to, therefore if they do not know you should know that something isn’t right and to take the visitor away from the children.