Fire Warden

Objectives:

Introduce the delegates to the roles and responsibilities of a Fire Warden. To ensure that all personnel are aware of the various classifications of fire, how combustion occurs, and different ways fires can be extinguished. To be able to identify different types of extinguishers and how to check and or use them safely. Awareness of how fires start and spread, awareness of raising alarms in the event of a fire being discovered.

Course Content:

  • Current legislation
  • The Role of the Fire Warden
  • How fire spreads
  • The chemistry and characteristics of fire
  • Fire Risk Assessment
  • Fire Hazards
  • Fire Prevention and control measures
  • Classes of fire and fire equipment
  • Emergency lighting and means of escape
  • Action in the event of fire
  • The role of the Fire Marshall
  • Assessment

Notes:

Course duration: Half day

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