Workplace

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Practical Evacuation Drill

Duration: 1 hour

Location: Client premises

Course Code: 90020

Cost: Please see Booking form

Overview:

The practical evacuation drill is designed to test and validate emergency procedures that have
been written to the following Australian Standards AS 3745-2010 and AS 4083-2010.

The drill will take the form of an emergency scenario that will be decided upon in consultation
with the requesting organisation. It will involve the use of any installed emergency equipment
such as EWIS, specialised evacuation equipment, smoke/fire doors any other equipment that
may be installed as part of legislative requirements.

Training will not include staff instruction in the operation of EWIS or local warning systems.

Course content:

The evacuation drill will consist of the following:

  • Staff and wardens briefing prior to commencement

  • Evacuation of premises

  • Debrief of staff and wardens at conclusion

  • Written report forwarded to client within 2 weeks of drill

The above outline is designed for premises with up to fifty staff. For premises that have more than fifty staff it will require the attendance of additional Workplace Emergency Management staff to ensure that all areas of the premises can be properly observed at reported upon.

For complexes that require large scale evacuation of premises such as hospitals, multi storey or large sites please contact our office for a price. Please note that for some complexes the planning stage may take up to three months when multi agency involvement is required.

For additional information please contact the Workplace Emergency Management (WEM) Department on 1300 668 006 or email wem@mfb.vic.gov.au

PLEASE NOTE: Please provide parking for the trainer's vehicle.

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