How to Build a Strong Emergency Management Program

Emergency management is something that involves a large number of people, so it’s imperative for everyone to gain an awareness of how emergencies are managed in their business. For example, where does emergency management sit in concerning your business’ priorities?

There are many reasons why an organisation should implement an emergency plan. Emergency Management should aim to

By |August 2nd, 2017|Emergency Management|0 Comments

Fire Warden Training Course: Promote Successful Evacuation in Industrial Sites

Fire warden training course is extremely beneficial to achieve a successful evacuation exercises in a high-risk area like Industrial sites especially within the context of an emergency situation. Examples of such a site include warehouses, workshops, factories, offices, and others. What makes the risk more imminent in these places are the materials contained within that

By |July 31st, 2017|Warden Training|0 Comments

Emergency Plan: The Initial Implementation

The Emergency Plan is required to prepare the company for the unexpected. More than just having the emergency plan, the execution of the emergency plan must be the focus. It should be carried out as efficiently as possible when real emergencies arise.

Ideally, an emergency plan must be crafted holistically, taking into consideration various factors such

By |July 25th, 2017|Emergency Management, Planning and Preparation|0 Comments

Fire Warden Training: Topics Wardens Must Know

Providing Fire Warden Training is a legal obligation and an indispensable element in emergency planning. Take note that regardless of the best laid-out plans, it is effective to conduct training on the type of emergency that may arise to ensure the safety of the occupants.

Wardens play a crucial part in ensuring that all occupants have

By |July 24th, 2017|Occupants, Warden Training|0 Comments

Emergency Planning – A Key to Bush Fire Survival

We should learn from the bush fire happening now in a Canadian province where 50 Australian firefighters are deployed to battle rapidly spreading bushfires that have forced 39,000 people to evacuate from their properties.

The Australian Standard for the Construction of Buildings in Bushfire Prone Areas – AS3959 – 2009 – establishes the requirement for the

By |July 20th, 2017|General, Planning and Preparation|0 Comments

Business Evacuation Plan: Why Companies Need It

Some companies see a business evacuation plan simply as a means to tick a compliance box. Others, on the other hand, believe that emergency planning is a cost, not a worthwhile investment that will support business growth. If you are one of those who still put an evacuation plan low on your business priority list,

By |July 13th, 2017|Emergency Management, Planning and Preparation|0 Comments

Fire Safety Training: Improving Fire Safety of Markets

Markets have a massive appeal to people from all walks of life. To ensure the safety of hundreds and even thousands of patrons visiting these markets each day, the need for a well-established and tested fire evacuation plan is an absolute must. Fire safety training is a crucial element in this plan, not only to

By |July 11th, 2017|Emergency Management, Occupants, Warden Training|0 Comments

How to Prepare for a Shopping Centre Fire Evacuation

Improving shopping centre fire evacuation preparedness is now in the spotlight, following news about the Chadstone Shopping Centre fire.

Evacuations scenarios in shopping centres are unique. Because it is a public place, occupants of the malls are transient apart from those who work in the shops. Hence, facility managers must ensure that tenant and mall staff

Fire Training Topics: Train for the Unexpected

In Australia, building owners, managers, and employers are responsible for the safety and protection of employees and occupants while they are inside the facility. Part of their compliance obligations is to provide employees with fire safety training in accordance with Australian Standards and Regulations. These sessions cover fire training topics that prepare occupants for a

By |July 5th, 2017|Occupants, Warden Training|0 Comments

Evacuation Services: How They Support Workplace Safety

Businesses turn to evacuation services to ensure employee safety, emergency preparedness, and compliance with Australian Standards and Regulations. However, having these services in place doesn’t always guarantee workplace safety. Implementing an effective emergency plan requires the full support and cooperation of building owners, facility managers, tenants, and general occupants.
How can evacuation services promote workplace safety?