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Emergency Response Pack Guidance Manual

“An excellent tool to assist in collating information...”
As part of the Premises Information Box™ (PIB)® System, users are provided with a guidance manual containing best practice guidelines on how to populate a building’s plans and information for attending fire crews. 
The guidance and symbols have been developed with leading authorites in the field of fire safety and fire command operations.

Gerda Security Products is part of the Industry Steering Group with the FIA and MHCLG looking at a national standard for premises plans and information in High Rise Residential Buildings.  

2020 Emergency Response Pack Guidance “ERPG HRRB for High Rise Residential Buildings - This Gerda document provides the Premises Information Box™ (PIB)® owner, with guidance on how to prepare premises plans and draw together other important information to make up the Emergency Response Pack. This is the pack of plans and information that will be used by the Fire and Rescue Service (FRS) in the event of a fire or other emergency at your building.

Helping the FRS to protect the premises and minimise the impact of fire or other emergency is an important step in ensuring the safety of the residents, any persons visiting the building and its contents. Some of the benefits of minimising the effects of a fire in residential premises can have a great financial and personal impact for the organisation and residents. This  latest edition to the ERPG series and has been formulated with Fire & Rescue Service operational input.

2020 Emergency Response Pack Guidance “ERPG” for general and for complex buildings - It’s a comprehensive manual written by experienced fire service professional in  in the field of fire safety and operational command. This contains good practice guidelines on the process of preparing plans and collating information, including orientation plans, layout and contents, safety and emergency features – in a format that is readily assimilated by attending fire crews. Business continuity is obviously a major consideration with the protection of valuable equipment and guidelines for this are included within the ERPG. 

It is the responsibility of the building owner or manager to ensure that their premises plans and information for their property are up to date. This may be carried out at the time of the fire risk assessment review and whenever an update is required.

Gerda® has approved partners in building plans compilation.

Please enquire for further details.