Club Horizon

Health & Safety

At Club Horizon we maintain a full set of health and safety policy 

These include:

  1. Age ID and Serving Policy
  2. Alcohol Policy
  3. Asbestos Policy
  4. Bad Behaviour Policy
  5. Disability Discrimination Policy
  6. Door Policy
  7. Drugs and Drink Spiking Policy
  8. Drugs Policy
  9. Environmental Policy
  10. Equal Opportunities Policy
  11. First Aid Policy
  12. Health and Safety CosHH Policy
  13. Health and Safety Statements
  14. Inebriated Persons Policy
  15. Noise Policy
  16. Personal Protective Equipment Policy
  17. Re-admission and Admission Policy
  18. RIDDOR Forms
  19. Smoking Policy
  20. Tap Water Policy
  21. Training Policy
  22. Violence at Work Policy
  23. Work at Height Policy

CCTV is part of our licensing conditions and is used to monitor Staff and Members of the public.CCTV will be made available to the police if requested

Polite Notice

Around the Club. Could customers please make sure that when they arrive or leave the club that they keep the noise down.  You will be turned away from the club if your behaviour is loud or if you are intoxicated or if you are bringing drinks from another venue.

Smoking. You will be permitted to leave and be re-admitted to the club free on 2 occasions.  After you have enjoyed 2 courtesy re-admissions, you will not be re-admitted free of charge.

Under 18's. If you are under the age of 18 and you attempt or manage to purchase alcohol, you will be prosecuted.

Horizon Leisure Granary Club and Club Horizon

Fire Safety Policy



1.            Introduction

Horizon Leisure (“the Company”) is committed to providing a safe working environment for its staff and visitors.  For this reason the Company has formulated this policy to facilitate compliance with its legal obligations under The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (“Fire Safety Order”).


2.            Policy objectives

2.1          To provide a safe and healthy working environment for all staff and visitors.

2.2          To minimise the risks to Company premises and any others that may be affected by fire.

2.3          To manage fire risks in accordance with the requirements of the Fire Safety Order.

2.4          To comply with the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act etc 1974, the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 and the Fire Safety Order.

2.5          To address obligations under the Fire Safety Order that require the Company to:

2.5.1     Develop a policy to minimise the risks associated with fire.

2.5.2     Reduce the risk of an outbreak and subsequent spread of fire.

2.5.3     Provide means of escape.

2.5.4     Demonstrate preventative action.

2.5.5     Maintain documentation and records in respect of fire safety management.


3.            The Responsible Persons

The Company has appointed Ian White as the ‘responsible person’.  The responsible person’s duties are to ensure the safety of staff and visitors by:

3.1          Carrying out (or ensuring that a competent person carries out) a Fire Safety Risk Assessment. The Fire Safety Risk Assessment will take into consideration everyone who may come onto the premises, whether they are employees or visitors and consideration will be given to people who may have a disability or anyone with special needs. 

3.2          Making sure, as far as is reasonably practical, that everyone on the premises, or nearby, can escape safely if there is a fire.

3.3          Preparing a written Emergency Action/Evacuation Plan for the building to be displayed at various locations about the premises.

3.4          Preparing Personal Evacuation Plans for disabled persons (if relevant).



4.            Fire Marshals

The Company will appoint competent persons to act as Fire Marshals. The Fire Marshals’ duties will include:

4.1          Carrying out regular checks on all fire safety equipment including emergency lights and alarms.

4.2          Ensuring that emergency escape routes are kept clear at all times and that doors designated as Fire Escapes are operable.

4.3          Assisting in evacuations/fire drills.

4.4          Making contact with the emergency services.

4.5          Ensuring that the names and duties of all competent persons are displayed on the safety notice board.


5.            Communication

The Company will ensure that all persons employed either as direct employees or contractors are provided with all relevant information related to fire safety.  The Management of the Company will consult with the employees (where relevant) on all relevant matters of fire safety policy and arrangements, and will ensure staff are kept informed of any changes that are made to fire safety procedures.


6.            Training

6.1          Upon commencement of employment all employees (where relevant) will be given training on fire safety and will receive refresher training as appropriate.

6.2          All employees will be instructed to report any defective or missing equipment to their line manager.

6.3          All employees will receive instruction on their role in the case of an emergency.

[It shall be Company policy that all staff will be trained in the use of fire extinguishers whether or not they have been given specific fire fighting duties.]

6.4          Further training may be required if there are any changes that may affect fire safety. All training will be provided during normal working hours.


7.            Equipment/Testing

7.1          The fire evacuation procedures will be practised every six months.

7.2          Fire fighting equipment will be provided. In general this means fire extinguishers but additional provision of fire blankets, hoses or sprinklers may be made where deemed appropriate by the findings of the fire safety risk assessment.

7.3          All fire safety equipment will be serviced by a competent person and the service periods will be scheduled in accordance with the manufacturers’ instructions.

7.4          An appropriate fire detection and alarm system will be installed. The type and extent of the alarm system provided will be based on the findings of the fire safety risk assessment.  Alarm systems will be tested regularly. Staff and visitors will be informed when these tests are scheduled.

7.5          Emergency lighting will be provided for escape routes where applicable. The location and type will be determined by the findings of the fire safety risk assessment.

7.6          Operation of fire exit doors, including any automatic closers, will be tested and recorded in the fire log on a weekly basis.

7.7          Any other safety systems installed, such as emergency lighting and fire doors, will be checked regularly to ensure correct operation.


8.            Procedures

The Company has introduced the following procedures in order to maintain high standards of fire safety:

8.1          Emergency escape routes will be established and kept free from obstruction at all times;

8.2          Fire exit doors will be kept in good working order and unlocked at all times the premises are occupied; 

8.3          The risk of fire spreading through the building will be controlled by the provision of fire/smoke resisting doors;

8.4          Signs and notices will be displayed in prominent locations, giving appropriate instructions to employees and others of what to do in the event of a fire;

8.5          Signs will be provided to indicate the position of fire extinguishers, fire alarm call points and to indicate the emergency exit routes.


9.            Records

The Company will record its staff training including fire drills, and the findings of its periodic tests and checks.  Such records will include all attendees, fire drill evacuation times and any comments.  The Company will keep the following records:

9.1          Records of weekly tests of fire alarms, fire exits.

9.2          Records of weekly flow tests of sprinkler systems (where fitted).

9.3          Records of wet and dry tests of dry rising mains (where fitted).

9.4          Record of annual inspection and test of all fire fighting equipment.

9.5          Records of periodic tests of emergency lighting (where fitted).

9.6          Records of all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance of fire detection and alarm systems.

9.7          Records of the inspection, risk assessment and maintenance of workplace and electrical equipment, of storage of hazardous substances and of any other hazards identified with fire safety (where appropriate).







This Policy will be reviewed annually and updated as necessary. The management team endorses this policy and is fully committed to its implementation.




Ian White






  ian white



Date for Review:

1/jan 2019


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