Planning and preparing to respond to a range of emergencies is an essential part of managing health and safety. Australian Standard AS 3745: 2010 Planning for emergencies in facilities (as amended) defines an emergency as
“An event that arises internally, or from external sources, which may adversely affect the occupants or visitors in a facility, and which requires an immediate response’’.
Emergency Warden training is an essential part of that response.
The HAZCON developed “Planning for emergencies and initial fire attack” 4-hour session aims to provide participants with the practical skills, knowledge and understanding of roles and responsibilities when dealing with emergencies in the workplace and to assist in developing or reviewing Emergency Plans.
The training session covers the following key areas but can be tailored to address any current issues and refer to relevant documentation at your facility.
Key areas covered:
The training session also includes (after consultation with the client):
Australian Standard AS 3745: 2010 Planning for emergencies in facilities (as amended) lists the following emergency types:
An organisation may well identify other specific types of emergency via the risk assessment process.
In summary - Plan, prepare and respond. It may save lives and the organisation!
If you are considering Emergency Warden training as part of your emergency response the please contact HAZCON on 1800 429 266 or on email: email@example.com