MES Indian School organises fire safety training

 10 Oct 2017 - 11:19

MES Indian School organises fire safety training

The Peninsula

The Health Safety Security and Environment (HSSE) Department of MES Indian School in collaboration with National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) organised a Fire Marshall/Warden training programme at the school campus on October 7. 

About 50 teaching and non-teaching members of the school staff attended the programme that had fire extinguishing drill as the highlight of the session. 

Qualified and NFPA approved expert personnel, Antony Lewis,  Mithun Paramban, Devesh Karan and Abdelaziz Elhadi from Alpha Fire Services W.L.L conducted a four-hour long training session covering extensively on topics such as basic fire fighting system and its uses, identifying right fire extinguisher and how to use them, use of fire hose reels, fire alarm systems, roles and responsibilities of a fire warden and emergency procedure. 

As a part of the training session the attendees were equipped with reflective fire safety jackets and actively involved in a fire extinguishing drill, which provided hands-on experience in extinguishing fire. Fire wardens also extinguished fire as per the training instructions.

Hameeda Kadar, Principal officiating addressed the gathering about the importance of the fire warden training and the role of wardens in the event of any fire mishap. 

The participants were also awarded with NFPA approved fire warden certificates after the completing the four –hour training session.