Building and floor wardens

Building wardens and their deputies control buildings during emergencies. Floor wardens work under their guidance to help with evacuations.

Building wardens:

  • establish the nature of an emergency when possible
  • order evacuations when needed
  • control evacuations
  • report on the state of the evacuation to emergency services
  • record evacuation details

Floor wardens:

  • check all areas to which they are assigned
  • inform people when they need to evacuate
  • report on the state of evacuation to the building warden or emergency services
  • record evacuation details.

Training needs

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