Fire Warden Training
The OHS Regulations 2001 states “If employees work at a fixed place of work, the employer must ensure that one or more persons are appointed and appropriately trained to oversee any evacuation and, if appropriate, in the use of on site fire fighting equipment.” This course provides the skills and knowledge for appointed persons to effectively fulfil their warden duties and is evidence of formal training.
This fire warden training course is suitable for companies which require selected members of staff to be trained as fire wardens, and will provide participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to implement and coordinate accident-emergency procedures, including responding to the incident, conducting on-site activities, and completing follow-up actions.
- Relevant OH&S and other regulatory codes, procedures and guidelines concerning response to accidents and emergencies
- Risks and hazards in the workplace and related precautions to control the risk
- Workplace procedures and policies for responding to accident/emergency situations
- Types of accidents and emergencies that can occur in a workplace and the appropriate action to be taken in each case
- Types of emergency equipment in the workplace and instructions for its use
- Site layout and obstacles
- Means to control and organise the accident scene, provide practical assistance and cooperate with others at the scene
- Focus of operation of work systems, equipment, management and site operating systems
On completion of this course, participants will be able to; explain the dangers associated with fire, pre-plan for emergencies, define the procedures to follow in the event of an emergency, adopt safe work procedures when attempting to extinguish a contained fire and conduct safe and effective evacuation from the premises. Each successful participant will receive a Certificate of Attendance.
- 6 hours (includes both theory and practical training)
- This course is provided at your site for a maximum number of 8 people per session