The Palladium has a state of the art Fire detection system installed Jan 2001, with multiple smoke and heat sensors, strobes and horns located all over the building.
The building is made of concrete and brick and there are sprinklers located in the stairwells as well as over the stage.
There are Police officers working at every show.
There are numerous fire extinguishers located on stage (5), in the auditorium (12) as well as 5 standpipes (hoses) and 7 pull stations.
We work closely with the Worcester Police Dept and Fire Dept as well as Health and Building inspectors.
We do not allow any pyrotechnics to be used and have a production staff and stage crew that is on stage throughout the night.
There is nothing flammable such as curtains or soundproofing on stage or anywhere in the building.
There are 12 emergency exits off the main floor, 12 emergency exits from the balcony, 4 emergency exits from the stage and the 6 doors in the lobby that customers enter through as well as exit.
All of our doors are equipped with panic bars and open out.
Our emergency lights are on a back up system run by a generator in case of a power outage. This includes all emergency lights, all exit lights, floodlights both in the main room as well as the balcony and all stairwell lighting.
The security staff is trained in fire safety and evacuation procedures.
The fire system / alarm is tied directly into the fire station.