Fire Warden Refresher Training. Richard Norris . Topics covered. The Station fire incident – video Brief reminder of everyone’s responsibilities for fire safety Brief reminder of the fire warden role
When the fire alarm sounds:
~ High visibility jerkin/jacket
~ Sweep towards your floor exit
~ If possible, turn off equipment, close doors/windows
~ Check accessible rooms, and refuges if installed.
~ Communicate the need to leave the building
~ Report to the BFC at the assembly area or incident control point
~ Debrief meeting after fire drills or false alarm evacuations
Information on how the role works in your buildings would be fantastic ...
Avoidance - don’t want to believe it is really happening
Continue with work,
All examples of
Spectator sport / “friendly fire”
Woolworths fire in 1979
Stardust Disco Dublin 1981
Bradford City Football Stadium fire in 1985
Affiliation – desire or need to help others, especially family
Summerland Leisure Complex, Isle of Man
Lack of understanding –
of the alarm sound, of speed of fire,
of the hazards from fire
Lack of information –
what is that noise? what does it mean?
what do I do? No one has told me!
What is panic?
When do people really panic?
Physical capabilities and limitations –Health,
Fitness: the fitter you are the better your chance of surviving a fire?
Hazards from fire –
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