Training for fire wardens should be carried out by professionals so that they can be confident that they are doing the right thing in an emergency. Refresher training should ideally be carried out every 1-2 years and of course if you appoint a new fire warden.
Park City run open training courses for Fire Wardens, or anyone else needing to know about fire safety carried out by our qualified Health & Safety experts. You will receive full training on the role of a fire warden, the potential hazards and causes of fire, how to reduce risks, how to safely escape from a fire and how to properly use fire extinguishers as well as many other important safety skills. Find out more details and book your place here.
You’re responsible for fire safety in business or other non-domestic premises if:
You’re known as the ‘responsible person’. If there’s more than one responsible person, you have to work together to meet your responsibilities.
As the responsible person you must:
It is most likely that you will pass the day-to-day duties of fire safety onto a fire warden, but do remember that as an employer, the ultimate responsibility for the welfare of your staff rests with you.
The day-to-day duties of an appointed fire warden include:
A fire warden’s emergency and evacuation duties cover:
Park City’s Health & Safety consultants can help with all aspects of fire safety in your organisation, from carrying out risk assessments, addressing potential hazards and specialist training for your fire wardens. Contact us today to make yours a safer workplace for everyone.
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