Phase II – Training and Drill Requirements

Fire/EAP training is very valuable and beneficial. Mulligan’s training methodology ensures the analysis, design, development, evaluation, production, and implementation of successful training and drill solutions. We are committed to creating the safest possible environment for our clients’ tenants and ensuring that they are properly trained and prepared in the event of a fire/emergency.

New York City Fire Code outlines a number of responsibilities that must be owned by security professionals, building management staff, and tenants. Furthermore, building owners must provide proper training for each of these positions:

Required Fire Safety Roles
• Fire Brigade
• Wardens, Deputy Wardens & Searchers
• Off Hour Wardens
• Off Hour Brigade

Required EAP Roles
• Deputy EAP Directors
• Building Evacuation Supervisors
• EAP Warden, Deputy EAP Wardens & Searchers
• EAP Brigade
• EAP Critical Operations Staff
• Off Hour Brigade & Critical Operations
• Off Hour Wardens

In terms of value, Fire/ Life Safety at Mulligan has the unique position to develop around the specific needs of each of our individual clients. The Mulligan FLS Executive Staff provides weekend seminars for our Fire Safety Directors. On a Local Level, the Fire Safety Directors interact with the FDNY in scenario driven exercises. On a Large Scale, there are weekend drills with local firehouses and the FDNY Center for Disaster Preparedness.

To demonstrate the realistic nature of the weekend training seminars, an example drill includes the activation of a manual pull box during the course of the training. This test allows a spontaneous reaction from selected Fire Safety Directors. While the Fire Safety Director makes the test announcement, a warden phone call is transmitted to the fire command station. This is done to increase the stress level at the time of the announcement and to judge the reaction and response of the FSD.  Each functional behavior is evaluated with comments and rated using a Performance Review form. A comprehensive 50 question test is then given to the students. These tests not only provide an assessment of on-site knowledge, but they evaluate overall comprehension of high-rise Fire Safety and the Emergency Action Plan. The tests are all marked and each question is consequently reviewed with the students to reinforce their knowledge base. At the end of the training session an open question and answer discussion is held to make certain that no student is left unsure of any subject covered. Finally, the trainees are asked to fill out a course evaluation form. Their comments and input help us continually evaluate and improve on our training sessions.