The following sections contain descriptions of recommended positions for a Tenant’s Emergency Response Team:
Function of the Emergency Warden(s):
Each Tenant's Emergency / Floor Warden(s) is the primary contact(s) for their
representative company for Building Management and First Responders in case
of a potential or serious emergency at the property. They are responsible for
immediately reporting any potential or actual emergency condition to Building
Security, Building Management and/or First Responders; the implementation of
an organized plan of evacuation; coordination of any necessary evacuation of their
assigned area; and communication with other members of the Tenant Response
Team and the building’s emergency personnel and First Responders.
There should be one Tenant Warden Supervisor who oversees the entire Emergency Response Team and evacuation procedure. This person acts as the single point of contact receiving roll call status from supporting Tenant Emergency/Floor Wardens, Area Wardens, and other members of their Response Team and presenting this information to First Responders and Building Management. In addition, this person acts as the executive at the scene assuming responsibility for decisions regarding employee direction, facility re-entry and business continuity procedure during an emergency.
Responsibilities & Duties of the Emergency Warden: