Employers are legally required to prepare an Emergency Plan which outlines how the workplace will be evacuated in the event of a fire outbreak.
Fire Wardens are designated the responsibility of executing this plan in an emergency situation. This half day course aims to ensure that Fire Wardens are aware of their responsibilities including arranging fire drills effectively. It also details the steps involved in developing an Emergency Plan which is specific to your own work environment.
On completion of this course participants will:
Understand their duties as Fire Wardens
Be able to describe and understand the chemistry of fire
Identify fire hazards in the workplace
Assist in the fire risk assessment process
Be able to manage and control fire evacuation procedures and drills
Be able to select and use the appropriate fire fighting equipment to deal with an undeveloped fire
Ensure that fire equipment is routinely inspected and maintained
Role and responsibilities of the Fire Warden
Chemistry of fire and smoke behaviour
Fire risks in the workplace
Human behaviour and fire fighting
Fire evacuation procedures
Successful participants receive an Advanta Safety Fire Warden Training Certificate which is valid for 2 years