Improving warden participation and updating list promote fire safety in your workplace. Regular review and assessment of your workplace’s existing safety measures and procedures involves improving warden participation. Warden is responsible for any significant changes that could compromise safety and take action to apply new measures which will prevent the fire from breaking out. Improving
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
Emergency planning goes beyond enabling the safe evacuation of employees during a calamity. Ideally, it must also outline how to extend assistance to those who may require workplace first aid treatment. Although employees are not expected to become experts at conducting a rescue, they should at least be able to administer basic first aid when
The rising threats from natural disasters, civil disturbances, and other crises make having an evacuation procedure more important than ever. Because emergencies don’t keep to a schedule and can happen at any given time, every facility must plan for ways to mitigate the damages of an emergency to their infrastructures and people in their care.
What should you look for in an emergency management provider that delivers evacuation services suited to your needs?
Emergency planning is not just a catchphrase. With the real and present danger imposed by fire incidents, civil disturbances, terrorism, and other crises, the need for an emergency plan is important now more than ever. Therefore, more and
Locks are meant to keep valuable items safe, but sometimes they may be what are putting your tenants in danger and making your evacuation plan ineffective. Make sure that your locks and security are set up not only to keep criminals out but also to allow those in your building to exit during an emergency
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
In an important step towards community safety and fire protection, Australian Standard 4655-2005 sets the general guidelines for fire safety audits process and responsibilities. Whether done for compliance, insurance evaluation, or pre-sale requirements, these inspections have the ultimate purpose of ensuring the proper design of fire systems and procedures that protect the property and occupants
All companies are required to have fire drills, fire escapes and fire extinguishers. Unfortunately, these laws aren’t always taken seriously, and everything just “goes up in smoke”.
Here are some fire safety fails that will hopefully sear the importance of fire safety into your consciousness.
Is your fire alarm working?
All companies should have a fire alarm. And,
Emergency and first-response equipment are obviously very important to the success of an evacuation plan. Apart from these, there are also evacuation resources that are equally relevant and necessary for its fulfillment. These evacuation resources are necessary for the guidance of the evacuees that they may be properly informed of the routes they should take in case of emergency,