PUAFER005 Operate as part of an emergency control organisation inclusive of PUAFER008 Confine small emergencies in a facility

This course will cover the role of a fire warden in a workplace. It will look at all the areas that a fire warden should possess including the nature of fire, fire development, fire precautions in the workplace, use of fire extinguishers and evacuation procedures.


Course Content

The course covers the following;

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Chemistry of fire
  • Main advantages of fire extinguishers
  • Disadvantages of fire extinguishers
  • When should you use a fire extinguisher
  • Introduction
  • Human behaviour
  • Statistics
  • Emergency planning
  • Occupational Health and Safety inspections
  • Communication
  • General roles of a fire warden
  • Emergency response plan
  • Emergency response committee
  • Evacuating people with disabilities
  • Mobility impairment
  • Hearing impairment



2.5 Hours