Create Hotel or Hospitality Industry Fire Safety and Evacuation Plan

Edited by Hotelier, Rushell, Eng, Anonymous

Hello and thank you for watching VisiHow. Today, we will discuss guest fire safety and evacuation plans for hotels. We'll talk about where they should be posted and what kind of information should be on them. As a note, this type of plan may be required by the ordinance, so you should find out if your area has such an ordinance and prepare your plan according to these types of guidelines that may be supplied by your fire department or local officials. In case it is not, and we do have to prepare our own building's evacuation plan, this tutorial may be of some assistance.

Was this helpful? Yes | No | I need help

Create a hotel or hospitality industry guest fire safety and evacuation plan.mp4-canvas0.jpg

Ad

Steps

  1. 1
    Generally, we will find the guest fire safety and evacuation plan on the back or on the inside of each guest room door.
    These are locations that are easily seen by our guests. Our staff will have alternative plans, but for the guest, the back of each hotel room door will be widely seen. It should be posted at eye level. We will need to prepare a plan specifically for each guest room.
    Create a hotel or hospitality industry guest fire safety and evacuation plan.mp4-canvas82 532785.jpg
    Advertisement
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  2. 2
    We will need some information on these plans, and we can begin with a floor plan.
    Create a hotel or hospitality industry guest fire safety and evacuation plan.mp4-canvas112 727977.jpg
    Advertisement
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  3. 3
    We will need a floor plan that designates separated guest rooms.
    Create a hotel or hospitality industry guest fire safety and evacuation plan.mp4-canvas126 181275.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  4. 4
    Our floor plans will also need to mark the current location.
    Create a hotel or hospitality industry guest fire safety and evacuation plan.mp4-canvas133 825274.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  5. 5
    It should also note the elevator or stairs.
    Create a hotel or hospitality industry guest fire safety and evacuation plan.mp4-canvas142 119273.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  6. 6
    It should mark the emergency exits.
    Create a hotel or hospitality industry guest fire safety and evacuation plan.mp4-canvas148 697272.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  7. 7
    As well, it should note the location of fire safety materials, such as blankets, fire extinguishers or hoses.
    Create a hotel or hospitality industry guest fire safety and evacuation plan.mp4-canvas161 386567.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  8. 8
    Several of these items, such as emergency exits and fire safety materials, may be designated by the use of icons.
    Create a hotel or hospitality industry guest fire safety and evacuation plan.mp4-canvas173 268557.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  9. 9
    Since we will have icons on our floor plan, in one corner we should include a Legend.
    A Legend will explain what the icon means.
    Create a hotel or hospitality industry guest fire safety and evacuation plan.mp4-canvas188 062547.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  10. 10
    For example, if we have two boxes, one may have a happy face that stands for fire extinguishers.
    Create a hotel or hospitality industry guest fire safety and evacuation plan.mp4-canvas208 094539.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  11. 11
    One box could have a circle for emergency exits.
    The guest knows that when they look on the floor plan, whenever they see the smiley face in a box, that is the location of a fire extinguisher.
    Create a hotel or hospitality industry guest fire safety and evacuation plan.mp4-canvas219 788436.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  12. 12
    Finally, on our safety and evacuation plan, we can include some safety language.
    This would be general information about fire safety and evacuation. It could be as simple as, "In case of a fire, do not use the elevator. Only use the stairs." These can include types of general safety information that can be applicable in a wide variety of situations if necessary.
    Create a hotel or hospitality industry guest fire safety and evacuation plan.mp4-canvas247 273025.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  13. 13
    This concludes today's tutorial on hotel guest fire safety and evacuation plans.
    If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, please leave them in the space below.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

    Advertisement

Video: Create Hotel or Hospitality Industry Fire Safety and Evacuation Plan

Comments

VisiHow welcomes all comments. If you do not want to be anonymous, register or log in. It is free.




Hotelier
Featured Author
426 Articles Started
433 Article Edits
23,700 Points
Hotelier is a featured author with VisiHow. Hotelier has achieved the level of "Lieutenant" with 23,700 points. Hotelier has started 426 articles (including this one) and has also made 433 article edits. 246,000 people have read Hotelier's article contributions.
Hotelier's Message Board
Hotelier: Hi, my name is Hotelier.
Hotelier: Can I help you with your problem about "Create Hotel or Hospitality Industry Fire Safety and Evacuation Plan"?
 

Article Info

Categories : Hospitality Industry

Recent edits by: Eng, Rushell, Hotelier

Share this Article:

Thanks to all authors for creating a page that has been read 679 times.

Do you have a question not answered in this article?
Click here to ask one of the writers of this article
x

Thank Our Volunteer Authors.

Would you like to give back to the community by fixing a spelling mistake? Yes | No