Fire Watch & Safety

Fire Warden / Marshal 

Having a designated fire warden at work is an important part of fire safety. The fire warden works together with the Client to ensure that fire safety measures and evacuation procedures are in place and effective.

Onyx FM can provide fire marshal and wardens to protect client premises from risk of fire.

Almost all clients physically implement fire safety measures, such as alarm systems, escape routes, fire extinguishers etc, our fire wardens play an important part in the preservation of said measures. Their role involves ensuring that fire safety arrangements are properly in place and involves leading the swift and safe evacuation of everyone on the premises in the instance of a fire.

While on client site, our fire wardens general duties will include,


  • Carrying out fire risk assessments.
  • Developing and updating a fire evacuation and emergency plan.
  • Monitoring fire safety at all times.
  • Actively adopting good fire safety practices.
  • Ensuring that fire-fighting and safety equipment has been properly installed.
  • Ensuring that said equipment is always readily available and in good working order.
  • Carrying out fire drills and assessing results.
  • Taking swift, appropriate action in the event of a fire, i.e. evacuation and fighting fires.
  • Checking all fire doors.