Workplace fires, whether large or small, pose a real threat to worker health and safety. Fire warden or marshal plays an important role in ensuring your business is prepared for a fire emergency. Along with your emergency plan, fire wardens are an important risk control measure to ensure that your workplace is prepared should an emergency situation, potentially a fire, occur.
Those employees expected to undertake the role of fire marshals would require more comprehensive training. Role of a fire marshal may include:
NIST has delivered fire warden training to call centers, corporate offices, ware houses, facility management companies, manufacturing complexes and institutional buildings.
By the end of the training a fire warden/ marshal would be familiar with:
The Training sessions would be as per best practices in industry, using both audio visual and group exercises.
This training is appropriate to those employees who wish to develop and undertake specific roles in fire safety to manage fire risk such as fire wardens, marshals, stewards.
A Fire Warden can play an immense part in stopping fires at the first place in your premises. Warden can maintain a fire plan and help in an emergency by evacuating people safely to assembly points. A warden would even be able to ensure equipment is being used correctly and safely by other staff members. A warden can take control of an evacuation by directing staff to escape safely as well as helping with disabled individuals who may need additional attention and care.