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 The following topics are covered as part of the lesson plan     
  for Floor Warden / Emergency Response Team Training :


  
 
 
FLOOR WARDEN / ERT
RESPONSIBILITIES 
- Taking Charge !

- Causes of Workplace fires
- Assigning Floor Wardens
- Alternate Floor Wardens
- When to evacuate
- When not to evacuate
- Where to evacuate to
- Accountability of personnel
- Assembly area(s)


 
PULL STATIONS 
- Pull, Don't Push -                                    
   REMAIN CALM

PULL and CALL 911
- Location of pull stations
- What occurs when it is activated
- Alerting others and Management
- Floor sequence activation
 
 
 SMOKE ALARMS 
- BE ALARMED !! 
 
- Behavior of smoke
- GET LOW and GO !
- Maintaining a smoke alarm
- Placement of smoke alarms
- Carbon Monoxide-the silent killer
- The Fire Triangle

 
 EXITS  
- When in doubt GET OUT ! 
 
-  Always have TWO ways out      
-  Knowing location of stairwells    
-  Stairwell monitors      
-  Pressurized stairwells        
-  Keeping all exit areas clear
-  Stairwells are the most heavily  
    constructed part of any building 
FIRE EXTINGUISHERS 
- Using one as easy as ABC
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- When to fight or get out of sight      
-  Knowing where fire ext. are located
-  Alerting others
-  Call  911- Get help on the way       
-  P  ull the pin      
-  A  im it at the base of the fire    
-  S queeze the handle        
-  S weep from side to side
-  Discharge time ?
 
 FIRE DRILLS  
- No time to Chill during a Fire Drill 

-  Considering informing floor wardens of 
    of the date and time of the fire drill 
-  Evaluating a fire drill       
-  NEVER use an elevator       
-  Getting the Fire Department involved   
-  Locating your Assembly area(s)    
-  Assigning an Assembly Area warden
    and a Chief floor warden   
-  3/1 Rule for the time it should take to          
   evacuate your building
 
SPRINKLER SYSTEMS 
No. 1 Fire Suppression  feature

- Temperature required for activation
- Required gallons per minute flow
- Sequence of activation
- Standpipe systems
- Alarm activation
 

MEDICAL EMERGENCIES 
         ARRIVE ALIVE

-  Top 5 workplace related injuries
-  Call 911 with the exact location       
-  Escorting crews to the patient     
-  Locating an AED (Automated External Defibrillator)      
-  Having a First Aid kit 
-  Staying on the line with the 911 operator
-  Organizing a Medical Response Team
70% of AFD's response are
    Medical Emergencies
             




WEATHER EMERGENCIES

- Stairwell Procedures - Most heavily fortified   
  constructed part of any building
- Where to go if a tornado strike is imminent 
- Seeking shelter in stairwells and     
  bathrooms, away from open areas and
  windows in the event of a tornado
- Sheltering in Place


                                



OTHER EMERGENCIES
   covered by the lesson plan

- Elevator emergencies
- Building fire safety features 
- Bomb threat
- Power failure     
- Mobility Impaired Occupants




 



 

 

*HOME FIRE SAFETY*
    80% of all fires occur at home
  and the majority happen at night
* refer to the "Home Fire Safety" page
  for further details
 
- The TWO WAYS  to survive a house fire
-  Exit drills in the home (E.D.I.T.H)
-  Maintaining Smoke Alarms 
-  Placement of Smoke Alarms      
-  Carbon Monoxide detectors
Encapsulating yourself in your
    room as a last  resort  
-  Having a meeting place      
-  GET OUT & STAY OUT !