VIGILANCE. The Role of The Shipboard FIRE MARSHAL. Fire Marshal Definition.
The Role of The Shipboard FIRE MARSHAL
The FM will aid the DCA in the training of personnel in fire prevention and fighting of fires.Duties & Responsibilities
Conduct a daily inspection throughout the ship paying particular attention to:
Hoses on deck
Gaylord hoods that are not clean are a fire waiting to happen.
Debris discovered in a ships ventilation system during a Fire Marshal Investigation. The investigation was conducted after a significant fire occurred on another vessel in which cigarette butts in the ventilation system were a major contributing factor.
**Know your ship’s Fire Prevention & Fire Marshal instructions**