A Fire Warden upholds safety and takes the lead in preventing the disastrous effects of fire on individuals and businesses. Promoting fire safety is crucial, and without ample preparation, many businesses would struggle to recover from mitigate the damages of a devastating fire. This is the reason why wardens are appointed to fully understand the
One of the key elements in the Emergency Planning journey is the implementation of the command and control structure, or an Emergency Management Hierarchy, capable of ensuring that occupants and visitors are kept safe during an emergency situation.
There’s no telling when an emergency – whether natural or human-made – will strike; it could happen at
When a fire breaks out in a home or commercial building, the first thing that the occupants must try to do is to contain the fire, if possible. Escaping to safety is, of course, high on the priority list as well, but to increase the chances of mitigating the damage the fire may bring, steps
No matter how well-documented an emergency plan is, it will be rendered futile unless it is properly disseminated to all parties involved. Needless to say. Therefore, communication remains to be a very crucial element in successfully implementing emergency plans. Because of the sheer number of occupants in a building, it is imperative that a proper system
In an emergency situation, it is most important to have someone take charge of the situation, commanding and controlling the incident until emergency services arrive. Surprising as the emergency may be, thorough preparation can mean the difference between losing and saving precious lives. It is with this intent that the government of Australia has mandated
Emergencies can happen at anytime, anywhere – this much, we already know, thus the way in which you Responding to Emergencies is vital. As a general occupant in a facility, we trust that our employers and the persons managing the building have your best interests at heart, however, this does not mean that the individual
Emergency planning efforts in the workplace is not just the responsibility of the management; it must be a collective effort all the way from the rank-and-file to the executives. After all, once the emergency hits – be it a cyclone, flood, or a building fire – everyone is going to be in the same situation,
When people evacuate from their original locations, it is with the intent of bringing them to a safer, more secure place. This is why it is important to find and assign an assembly area that will fulfill the requirement of established safety guidelines. In dealing with an emergency situation, the foremost concern is to get
Having a natural disaster resulting in a possible evacuation scenario is bad enough, but having a medical emergency on top of that makes it even worse. It is in times like these that the emergency response team is expected to be even more alert and coordinated so that they may be able to address the
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