Fire Warden

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The course trains participants to act in the capacity of a Fire Warden/Fire Marshal in a place of work. It reviews the actions to be taken by a Fire Warden in the event of a fire or emergency situation.

9 December 2019 - 17 December 2019

Half day, 09:00 to 13:00

WMC

Western Management Centre Galway
  • Western Management Centre, Galway Business Park,
  • Dangan
  • Galway
  • Galway
  • H91 P78R
  • Ireland
  • €100.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Description

Learning objectives

  • At the end of the course participants will:
  • Know how to identify possible fire hazards.
  • Assist in the fire risk assessment process.
  • Understand how fires can occur and how fire and smoke can spread.
  • Identify the correct type of fire equipment for the class of fire.
  • Know what fire safety equipment are required in a business premise: fire alarms, fire detectors, emergency lighting and fire-fighting equipment.
  • Be familiar with fire equipment inspections.
  • Advise on measures to reduce the risk of fire occurring, and on action to take in the event of an emergency.

Course Content

  • Legislation relating to fire safety
  • Fire classifications & Fire Extinguishers
  • Theory of combustion
  • Chemistry of fire and smoke behaviour
  • Flammable liquids and gases
  • Evacuation procedures and emergency action plans
  • First aid in fire-fighting
  • Duties of the Fire Warden/Marshal
  • Audit and maintenance procedures
  • Fire hazards – identification and control
  • Raising the alarm
  • Keeping records/fire register