fire warden

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: warden - an official who is responsible for managing and protecting an area of forestfire warden - an official who is responsible for managing and protecting an area of forest
coyote - a forest fire fighter who is sent to battle remote and severe forest fires (often for days at a time)
fire fighter, fire-eater, firefighter, fireman - a member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires
functionary, official - a worker who holds or is invested with an office
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As companies develop fire-safety plans, they should not overlook the importance of recruiting and training personnel to serve as fire wardens. Unlike security personnel, who handle fire safety as a part of their assigned duties, fire wardens are volunteers from among the ranks of company employees.
Not all staff had the required training and only one of the three designated fire wardens had received fire marshal training to support them in their role.
"It's not every day that we have heating elements -- otherwise known as fire to our fire wardens -- and food," quipped museum director Melissa Chiu.
"The management company and Agent have acted responsibly and implemented the mitigation measures which were recommended by the fire engineers including restricting the use of the car park and moving to an evacuation strategy supported by fire wardens.
The Group works closely with Dubai Civil Defense in formulating various training modules for supervisors (emergency responders), forecourt and non-forecourt site staff (initial fire responders) and for fire wardens at staff accommodations.
Private fire wardens have been on 24-hour watch since the flats failed tests following last summer's fire, which killed at least 71.
But although the trust made changes to fire evacuation procedures, based fire wardens on site and provided additional fire training, it didn't see these as longterm solutions and moving patients out to properly assess and deal with the issues was the only way forward.
These include presence of fire-extinguishers, fire-alarm system, fire-fighting hose reel, emergency exits, emergency response plan, presence of fire team/volunteers, or fire wardens.
Residents of Castlebank Drive in the Glasgow Harbour development also have two fire wardens on the site round the clock.
ECOs (originally called Game Protectors) date back to 1880; Forest Rangers (once known as Fire Wardens) were originally established in 1885.
The company say that the failure does not mean that the building is unsafe but that it will introduce 24-hour fire wardens, install sprinklers, remove and replace the cladding.