Chief Warden and ECO Training
Fire Boars online training platform is in accordance to Legislative Regulations and Standards however Fire Boar can also provide face to face practical training. Delivered by our highly qualified specialists this training is required once per annum for all Emergency Control Organisation (ECO) members. (commonly called “Wardens” We provide professional training for all levels and members of the ECO (Chief Warden, Communications Officer, Emergency Officer and Deputy/Floor/Area Wardens) giving them the competency and confidence to undertake the duties set out in the sits fire and evacuation plan.
This training includes -
- The correct process for reporting, alerting and controlling potential workplace emergencies/evacuations
- Evaluating the need to evacuate a building or work place as well as preparing for the evacuation
- Outlines the purpose and use of the fire indicator panel (FIP)
- Demonstrates use of the Sound System for Emergency Purposes (s.s.e.p.) by the ECO in and emergency situation
- Assisting people in accordance with the Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan (PEEP)
The Building Fire Safety Regulation 2008 requires an evacuation exercise to be performed at least once a year to test the effectiveness of a buildings written Fire & Evacuation. The purpose of an evacuation exercise is to identify any deficiencies and weaknesses in current procedures and to test the knowledge and skills of the Emergency Control Organisation (ECO) members and to also ensure building occupants are familiar with evacuation procedures.
The Evacuation Exercise will run for approximately 60 minutes, including pre-brief and debrief.
General Evacuation & First Response Fire Training
Fire Boars online training program satisfies all legislative requirements however should you require practical Fire Extinguisher training our course will ensure that all of your employees are suitably trained in the safe use of Fire Extinguishers, Fire Hose Reels and Fire Blankets. This training course includes both a theory and a practical component to ensure that your employees can safely handle and understand workplace emergencies.
Fire Safety Adviser Service
Under QLD Fire Safety Legislation and in conjunction with the Building Fire Safety Regulation 2008 it is a requirement for occupiers of high occupancy buildings to appoint and train a Fire Safety Adviser (FSA).
A FSA is a person who holds a building fire safety qualification for an approved building fire safety course, issued within the last 3 years.
In summary you are required to appoint a FSA if the building is a class 2, 3, 5, 6, 7b, 8, 9a or 9b building that is a workplace where 30 or more workers are normally employed and/or a class 2 or 3 building that is more than 25 metres in effective height.
Fire Boar will only act as a Fire Safety Advisor for buildings which it has a contract to service and maintain the buildings fire system assets.
Fire Evacuation Plans
In accordance to the Australian Standard AS3745-2010: Planning for emergencies in facilities property owners and managers are responsible for ensuring their fire safety and emergency response management systems are compliant. This includes having an effective emergency evacuation plan and procedure which meetings all emergency requirements.
Maintaining a fully compliant Fire Evacuation Plan, including accurate Evacuation Diagrams, are essential in order to achieve compliance. Fire Boar can work with you to help create this site specific plan.
It is imperative that your building’s occupants know how to act quickly and easily in the event of an emergency. Minimise risk to property, business and the people.
Evacuation diagrams or signs are designed to ensure compliance with the Building Fire Safety Regulation 2008.
Fire Boar has a team of draftsman and qualified technicians to promptly produce your site specific Evacuation Diagram. As part of the production process a qualified technician will visit your site and recommend the correct location and number of signs for your building.
The evacuation sign comprises of the evacuation procedures and the evacuation diagram for the building. Site-specific information contained in the evacuation diagram includes -
- Manually operated fire alarms
- Exits and exit signs
- Fire fighting equipment
- Exit routes to assembly areas
- Intercommunication devices
- “You are here” references.
There are a variety of ways Fire Boar can provide these finalised diagrams including laminated in acrylic frames or a site specific requested material.
Fire Safety Building Management Audit
This audit is recommended once per annum. Fire Boar trained technicians will complete a walk around and a desk top audit to measure a site’s compliance with the Building Fire Safety Regulation 2008 and the QFES Fire Safety Management Tool for Owner/Occupier. Following this audit Fire Boar will provide a written report detailing observations, required improvements, issues and recommendations to assist your building with fire safety compliance.