Meeting House Health and Safety Information
The plan above shows the location of the Emergency Exits, the Fire Alarm Buttons and the Fire Extinguishers. Familiarize yourself with these. Fire extinguishers should only be used to fight small fires and only after the alarm has been raised.
Make sure you keep a count of how many people are in your group so that, in an emergency, you can do a head count at the Assembly Point. Make sure all of your group know the location of the Assembly Point.
Anything that has a naked flame, candles, lanterns, matches, hurricane lamps and so on, are not allowed anywhere on the premises.
All spillages must be cleaned up immediately to prevent accidents.
All communal areas (shown in grey on the plan above) must be kept clear of any obstacles at all times.
All approaches to emergency exits must also be kept clear of any obstacles.
All cupboards must have their doors closed when not in use.
Bicycles are not allowed in the Meeting House and must be left in the car park. There are racks that bicycles can be chained to.
Playing and socializing is not allowed in the car park.
Alcohol is not permitted anywhere on the premises at any time.
There is no smoking anywhere inside the Meeting House, the garden to the front or the car park to the rear. There is a smoking station beside the side gate outside the kitchen. This is the only place smoking is allowed.
Vaping is not allowed anywhere inside the Meeting House.
All the curtains in the Meeting Room and must be opened and closed via a draw string at the side. Pulling the curtains will cause damage
A hearing aid induction loop is available and is switched on via the socket found to the left of the bay window.
The shutters on the wall opposite the door may be opened if required. However, they must be closed when you leave after your hire.
The patio doors behind the shutters can be a little temperamental. If these are opened then extra care must be taken to make sure they are closed and locked properly.
John ap John RoomThe patio doors in the John ap John Room open out on to the car park. These doors are not in use.
The instant hot water boiler in the kitchen, when on, delivers boiling water on demand. This, as with kettles, must be treated with caution at all times.
The oven, hob and microwave are available for re-heating pre-prepared food only. Cooking is not allowed.
Crockery is available in marked cupboards and is for communal use. This is for use of all hirers of the Meeting House and must be washed, dried and returned to their respective cupboards after use.
Plastic cutlery is also available for communal use.
The heating system and hot water is run from a boiler situated in the kitchen. This is not to be touched at any time.
Swansea Quakers do not receive a rubbish removal service from the council so all rubbish must be disposed of by hirers. This must be taken away and not left on or outside the Meeting House premises.
A mop and bucket can be found in the ladies toilet.
A broom and dust pan and brush are available in the area between accessible and ladies toilet.
Other cleaning materials are under the sink in the kitchen.
Hirers must use the cleaning equipment to clean up after use and leave the room(s) in a fit state.