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Fire Warden

Fire Warden Course Description:

This Fire Warden course will focus on the roles and responsibilities of a Fire Warden within the workplace and in the event of a fire or emergency.  It will highlight the dangers associated with fire, fire prevention and the necessity of urgent action.

Who should complete this Fire Warden Course for:

  • Nominated Fire Wardens and Deputy Fire Wardens within the workplace

Relevant Health & Safety Legislation:

  • Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005
  • Safety Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations  2007
  • Fire Services Act 1981 – 2003 (Code of Practice)
  • Building Control Act 2007
  • Building Regulations 1997 – 2010
  • Building Control Regulations 1997 – 2009
  • Common Law

On completion of this course the participants will be able to:

  • List their duties as Fire Warden/Marshal
  • Describe the chemistry of the fire
  • Identify fire hazards in the workplace
  • Identify, use and maintain portable fire extinguishers
  • Manage or assist with the management of evacuation procedures and drills

Course Content:

  • Fire Safety Legislation
  • Nature of Fire
  • Ignition Sources
  • Fire Prevention
  • Extinguishing Fires
  • Control of Flammable Substances
  • Safety and Warning Signs
  • Means of Escape
  • Human Behavior
  • Fire Procedures
  • Duties of Fire Warden
  • Fire Register
  • Fire Drills
  • Life Fire
  • Demo Fire Fighting Equipment

Method of Delivery:

  • PowerPoint presentation
  • Discussion
  • Supervised live demonstration

Course Duration:

  • Full day


  • Participants are required to complete a short written assessment


  • On successful completion on the course each successful participant is awarded a Fire Warden Certificate from Donegal Safety Services Ltd
  • Certificates are valid for 2 years

Max Participants:

  • 12 participants

If you would like further information on this course or any of the other courses we offer please get in touch with us today.

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