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Designed for individuals who have completed the basic fire awareness course and who have designated additional Fire Safety responsibilities, which include assisting in the safe evacuation of a building in the event of an emergency and the day to day management of fire precautions.
The course may be tailored to suit varying industries and can range in duration from 1 -
A practical session on extinguishers is set within the course and takes approximately 30 -
To understand the role and responsibilities of the Fire Warden
To be able to assist in the safe evacuation of a building in the event of an emergency
To liaise with management and the Fire Service at an emergency incident
To be able to identify all protected escape routes within a building and assist individuals to evacuate using these routes in the event of an emergency.
To manage effectively within their building the day to day fire precautions.
On completion of the course, the delegates should :
1. Be able to identify all protected escape routes
2. Understand the term “Means of Escape”
3. Be able to complete and maintain accurate records.
4. Recognize the requirements for special procedures for the disabled.
5. Have an awareness of company policies relating to fire safety issues.
6. Be conversant with reporting procedures on all fire safety matters
7. Understand how to assist in the safe evacuation of a building
8. Be able to take a roll call following an emergency evacuation of a building and liaise with management, staff
and the Fire Service.
9. Have an awareness of fire safety related courses, their availability and be able to identify individual training needs.
Persons attending this course should have previously completed a Basic Fire Awareness course .
Who should attend this course?
Personnel who have been designated or who wish to improve their knowledge in Fire Safety Awareness and are willing to accept a higher level of responsibility to assist in the day to day management of fire safety issues and ensure the safe evacuation of a building in the event of an emergency.
The number of Fire Wardens required, is dependant on certain factors, including the size and layout of a building, the number of staff and types of processes carried out.As a general guide it is recommended that approximately 5% of the workforce is trained to Fire Warden Status.The Fire Warden course can be used in conjunction with a full Fire evacuation drill if required which is designated as a combination drill.