Darfield Community Centre

Health and Safety

Darfield Community Centre

Hirers Health & Safety Guidelines

Fire Safety

·       Ensure that you are aware of all the emergency exit points.

·       Ensure at least annually that all your users know where the assembly point is (Lawn in the centre of bungalows) and the evacuation procedures listed below.

·       Ensure that any seating or table arrangements DO NOT BLOCK THE FIRE EXITS, and always leave free direct passageways to the exits.

·       If a fire occurs whilst you are using premises:

Sound alarm by activating one of the fire alarm points

Call the Fire Service by telephoning 999 and give them the Community Centre address

Leave the building by the nearest exit

Report to the assembly point and ensure all users are accounted for

Do not delay exiting by stopping to collect personal belongings

Do not fight the fire unless you are trained to do so




·       Smoking (including the use of Electronic Cigarette’s) is not permitted anywhere on the Community Centre premises and users are requested not to smoke outside the main entrance.


First Aid


·         A first aid box is available in the small kitchen at the front of the building.

·         Enter details of all accidents in the accident book located next to the first aid box.


Electrical Equipment


·       Any portable electrical equipment brought into the hall must have been Portable Appliance Tested (PAT tested).




·       Should anyone using the centre come across a fault, damage or other problem which might cause injury and cannot be rectified immediately, they should inform the caretaker or the Bookings Officer, as soon as possible so that the problem can be dealt with.

·       Where equipment is damaged a temporary notice should be placed on it warning that it is not to be used.

·       Any spillages should be cleaned up immediately and where necessary reported to the Cleaning Staff or Bookings Officer for further action.



Darfield Community Centre Address Details


                                                DARFIELD COMMUNITY CENTRE

                                                ILLSLEY ROAD



                                                S73 9AL