Awareness: Emergency Preparedness And Response Procedures

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This is a 2-3 Hours course for attendance certificates
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Course outcomes:
The person will be able to distinguish between an emergency and an incident as well as understand the different types of emergencies that may take place in the workplace.

 SAQA unit standard:
Aligned to unit standard 259597 Explain emergency preparedness and response procedures 

The skill, knowledge, and values reflected in this unit standard form part of the exit level outcomes required for the National Certificate in Environmental Practice NQF Level 2.    

Course structure:
An emergency and an Incident
Types of emergencies
Emergencies according to industry type of workplace conditions
Impact of emergencies on personnel health, safety, and production
Types of alarms
Warnings and Signs
Adhering to the symbolic signs
Evacuated parties
Account and record all parties not evacuated
Emergency teams
Information provided to aiders
Emergency communication structures
Functions of the Emergency Control Room
Records required of the events of the Emergency
Types of Information required to manage the Emergency
How to conduct a risk assessment
The Emergency Action Plan should cover
Types of Emergency Evacuations
Assisting people with special needs
Target group:
This course is aimed at all employees in the workplace.

An attendance certificate will be issued in electronic format, in PDF