Fire Wardens play a crucial role in helping to evacuate colleagues safely from a building, which not only saves lives but helps assist fire fighters arriving at the scene.
The actions of informed and well trained Fire Wardens have been proved to save lives and reduce the risk of damage to commercial property.
This course is aimed at all staff within an organisation
Your Fire Warden Training will include:
- An introduction to fire
A hard-hitting introduction to fire and how fast moving and devastating it can be.
- The chemistry of fire
This unit covers the elements of combustion in the ‘fire triangle,’ types of fuels, products of combustion and how fire spreads.
- Classification of fire
We discuss how the types of fires are classified and how this information is important when selecting an extinguisher. We also discuss what valuable information firefighters need to help them tackle a fire effectively when they arrive.
- Fire extinguishers and their use
We discuss the types of extinguishers, how to read the labelling and select the correct extinguisher for the fire and how to tackle and extinguish a fire.
- Practical fire extinguishing skills
We give every candidate the opportunity to fight a real fire using our fire training rig and a selection of extinguishers.
- Fire safety on site
We look at the types of fire protection, systems and signage on site and how this can help raise the alarm if there’s a fire.
- What causes a fire?
We review the specific risks in your workplace including high risk areas and how better housekeeping and vigilance can help stop fires from happening in future.
- Fire Warden responsibilities
We will review the duties of your Fire Wardens and a look at how people’s actions during a real fire can create significant risks and hamper an evacuation.