Recent emergencies and natural disasters all over the world highlight the critical role of an emergency plan in mitigating damages from natural disasters. Compliance with strict safety and work safety regulations has saved countless of lives and properties from further destruction and distress, proving the need for disaster preparedness.
Is an emergency plan one of your priorities
Timely dissemination of information can save lives and properties during a calamity. An emergency plan will be futile if it is not properly communicated to relevant parties. Hence, you need to have emergency committees in place to guarantee smooth flow of information and instructions.
During calamities, members of the Emergency Committees play significant roles in ensuring fluid
Cyclone turned tropical storm Debbie continues to wreak havoc across the region and left affected areas with millions of dollars’ worth of damages to properties. The storm is slowing down, but the threat is far from over. Complacency is not an option. You should still be on your feet and ready to face the worst impact
As a facility manager, you are tasked to provide patients with excellent delivery of healthcare, in addition to your excellent facilities and competent workforce. The reason your patients choose you as their provider is not only because you give them cure for their health conditions, but they also believe that your facility is the safest
Emergency situations do not necessarily arise only from natural disasters or fire emergencies. Sometimes, all it takes is a little miscommunication on the floor workspace or a clumsy spill of a hazardous material for an injury or an accident to happen. As such, it is not only emergencies of destructive nature that general occupants must
Every emergency situation requires immediate response and action. The primary objective, always, is to ensure the safety of human lives that may be affected. Protection against damage to property comes next. How does a group of people confined in the workplace determine which is the best course of action to take?
Generally speaking, the assigned Chief
Disaster preparedness can never be overemphasised. Being aware of what you need to do when an accident or calamity strikes could spell the difference between life and death. But being aware and knowing what to do in times of crisis is just one side of the coin. If you are managing an office, then you
Emergency or Fire Exits are designed specifically for the purpose of providing a faster means of getting out of the building in times of emergency, such as a fire or earthquake. They are strategically located in select areas within the building, such as in stairwells, hallways, and other similar places, and feature an outward opening
Though tall buildings are required to have high-rise fire safety rated areas this doesn’t mean that your occupants will be safe in an emergency.
A fire in a building is probably one of the more serious emergencies anyone could ever be involved in. Because of the structural design, it becomes tough for the occupants to get
For nearly 30 years, fire and evacuation training companies have heralded their claim to provide 100% compliance with an Australian Standard, and more recently a legislative requirement. Their way was the only way. We know, given that it is constantly drilled into us, that mitigating the risk from emergencies is critical to business success. In