This Fire Marshal and Warden training is suitable for anyone who is interested in undertaking the role of a Fire Warden.
Whatever the organisation or premise, the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 requires employers to have a fire safety strategy, which will allow all occupants to evacuated safely in the case of a fire.
In order to build this strategy, a responsible person (usually an owner or employer) has to carry out a risk assessment, decide on appropriate fire precautions and maintain a fire management plan.
As a way of ensuring the effectiveness of their strategy, many businesses are appointing a fully-trained fire warden as part of the emergency evacuation strategy.
It is this important role that is the focus of this elearning course.
Having a designated fire warden at your workplace will help ensure your business is prepared for a fire emergency and can conduct a safe evacuation of the business premise. The Fire Marshal role is also to identify potential workplace fire hazards and report any hazards found to the appropriate person. Also to assist in the implementation of fire safety best practices and improving effective fire emergency procedures in your workplace.
In the event of a fire or fire alarm is triggered Fire Marshal or Fire Warden need to ensure that the premises get evacuated and searched in a timely. The Fire Warden could be the person most at risk during the evacuation process, because they may be the last person to evacuate the building after completing a search of the affected building.
During an evacuation a Fire Marshal should go directly to their assembly point and manage the evacuation from outside the building in a fire emergency. The Fire Marshal is responsible for ensuring that everyone who exits the building is accounted and makes sure that all Fire Wardens are accounted for after completing their search of the business premises.
A Fire Marshal’s main duty is to assist in the prevention of fires in the workplace by:
The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 requires competent persons to assist the person who has overall responsibility for fire safety, in implementing and carrying out preventative and protective fire safety measures.
This means that anyone who has key responsibility of a business premises, must take reasonable actions to reduce the risk from fire and ensure that there is an effective fire evacuation plan is in place in the event of a fire.
Upon completion of this course learners will understand:
This fire warden training elearning course is suitable for anyone who will be undertaking the role of fire warden or marshal at their workplace and would like to understand their duties and how they can fulfil them. An understanding of fire safety in the workplace will be beneficial to anyone undertaking the role of a fire warden.
This course is accredited by CPD and the certificate, awarded upon successful completion, can be used to log your hours against.
Learners will be able to download a digital certificate on completion.
This course will take approximately 15 minutes to complete. As an e-learning course you can complete this training in convenient stages. The system will record your progress throughout.
This course is aimed at anyone who is interested in, or is undertaking the role of a fire warden.
There are no entry requirements for this course.
Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
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