Fire Warden for the Construction Industry

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Fire Warden for the Construction Industry

 

Course Overview

This course is specifically designed to cover the fire hazards and risks found in the construction industry. Experienced fire training professionals provide an exciting training experience using the latest equipment and focusing on the teaching of realistic fire management techniques. The delegates will be taught the correct selection and use of fire extinguishers involving a practical demonstration where delegates use a variety of extinguishers.

Who is it for?

The course is intended for those who are responsible for fire safety management and the safe evacuation of personnel. On smaller sites this may be the site manager and their deputy but on larger sites this would be people with a supervisory role.

Topics Covered

 

 

    • Legislation

 

    • Truth about fire

 

    • Causes of fire and ignition sources

 

    • Fire prevention measures

 

    • Fire extinguisher use and maintenance

 

    • Arson awareness

 

    • Inspection records

 

    • Hot works (permits)

 

    • Fire hazard identification and risk control

 

    • Dangers of Flammable liquid and LPG Storage/ transport/use

 

    • Vehicle Fires

 

    • Temporary accommodation units

 

    • Emergency procedures

 

 

Course Objectives

By the end of the course the delegates will have been given a working knowledge of fire safety procedures/policy and will have the skills necessary to provide assistance to the fire safety manager.

Assessment

Delegates receive a certificate of attendance.

Duration

6 hours (1 day)

This course can be run in-house for up to 12 delegates.