If you run a gym or leisure centre and you want to protect the business, the building, your staff and your customers – this is a must-read blog post for you. There are several fire safety measures for gyms. These should be in place to reduce the risk of fire. They will also ensure the safety of both your staff and customers.
In this blog post we look at some of the main fire safety measures for gyms. If you need help installing, maintaining or managing these fire safety measures in your gym, call our team of commercial fire safety specialists.
- Fire Alarms & Smoke Detectors
You should have fire alarms and smoke detectors installed through your gym or leisure centre. This is because they provide an early warning of a fire. It is important that your fire alarm system is regularly tested and maintained. This will ensure it is in good working order. In turn, it means that it can be relied upon in case of an emergency.
- Fire Extinguishers
It is important that you have fire extinguishers located throughout your gym or leisure centre. These should be in locations that are easily accessible in case of a fire. Your fire extinguishers should be regularly checked and maintained. This will ensure that they are in good working order and can be use in case of a fire.
- Fire Exits
The fire exits throughout your gym or leisure centre need to be clearly marked. They also need to be easily accessible for everyone who could be in thew building. All staff and customers need to be familiar with where thew fire exits are located. In addition, they need to be aware of the best route to take if there was a fire in the gym.
- Emergency Lighting
Emergency lighting will automatically come on in the event of a fire. It will come on to provide light to help people within the building, safely evacuate the building. Emergency lighting should be installed throughout your gym or leisure centre. It should help people find the nearest safe exit quickly.
If you need help with the planning, installation or maintenance of the fire safety equipment and measures in your gym, call our time. We can complete a free fire safety review and recommend areas where the fire safety of your gym can be improved.