Warden Training - Northside & Seaforth Uniting Church

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Fire Safety Awareness
Fire Warden Duties & Responsibilities
Who are Wardens?
• Duty Elder is the Chief Fire Warden or an Event
Leader.
• All Church Councillors or Event Assistants are
Assistant or Area Wardens.
• Any Person you nominate will be expected to
assist.
CHIEF WARDEN
On becoming aware of a potential emergency, shall
determine the nature of the emergency and decide
on the appropriate action.
The Building Warden shall initiate the emergency
procedures:
• Ensure that the appropriate emergency service
has been notified.
Dial 000 or 112 on a mobile
COMMUNICATE
• Ensure that the Area Wardens are advised of the
situation.
• Initiate & Co-ordinate the evacuation of the
building.
• Initiate Wardens to search all buildings &
evacuate where Practical & Safe.
• Brief emergency service personnel on their
arrival and thereafter act on the instructions of
the emergency service's senior officer.
Assistant or Area Wardens
• Upon the emergency being declared report to
the Chief Warden & assist the Chief Warden.
• The Chief Warden Co-ordinates YOU do the leg
work.
• Follow the instructions given.
• Search and evacuate all rooms to ensure no-one
is left behind. Keeping safety in mind.
Assistant or Area Wardens
• Assist with the evacuation particularly those
who may have mobility issues.
• Control the evacuees at the assembly and
BEWARE proximity to road.
INFORMATION
• Source James Cook University Workplace
Heath and Safety training
http://www.jcu.edu.au/whs/training/JCUPRD1_
055315.html

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