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Fire marshals/wardens: role and responsibilities

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Last updated on 17 November 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
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Must schools have fire marshals? We set out schools' responsibilities to appoint competent persons under The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. You'll also find guidance on the role of fire marshals and wardens.

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  1. 1 Employers must nominate competent persons
  2. 2 Routine responsibilities
  3. 3 Emergency responsibilities
  4. 4 Responsibilities described in job descriptions

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