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Fire Warden

fire warden Details This course trains participants to deal with fire on an emergency basis. It emphasises the dangers of fire, the importance of prevention, and the necessity of urgent action when fire breaks out and the role of the Fire Warden
Duration  1 Day
Attendees Max: 12
On completion of the course participants will be able to:
  • List their duties as fire wardens
  • Identify fire hazards in the workplace
  • Use portable fire extinguishers effectively
  • Manage and control evacuations
  • Describe the chemistry of fire
  • Monitor fire controls
  • Assist in the management of evacuation procedures/drills
Course Content – Theoretical Training
  • Introduction / Course Objectives
  • Causes / Cost of fires
  • Fire Safety Legislation – overview
  • Understanding Fire
    • Physics and chemistry of fire
    • Development and spread of fire
  • Action in the event of fire
    • Means of raising alarm
    • Means of summoning the fire brigade
    • Action on hearing fire alarm
    • Evacuation procedures
    • Tackling the fire
    • Role of the fire warden
    •  Assisting the fire brigade
  • Portable fire extinguishers (theory)
    • Fire classification
    • Types of fire extinguishers
    • Operation of fire extinguishers
    • Inspection/maintenance of fire extinguishers
    • Records
  • Portable fire extinguishers (practical)
    • Practical demonstration and use of portable fire extinguishers
  • Fire prevention evacuation procedures