A workplace emergency is an unwanted event however a recent emergency in NSW has provided some valuable lessons in preparation and preparedness for all worksites. A serious fire on a construction site led to the collapse of a large crane and during a coronial inquiry into the incident the coroner found that whilst the fire was extremely serious; “The evacuation,
Tasmania has experienced a fall in the number of house fires over the past 20 years. This is due to targeted education by the Community Fire Safety division of Tasmania Fire Service. School Fire Education starts by reaching our children in primary schools across the state who take the fire safety message back to the home with many families planning
We hear alarms on a daily basis, home security or car alarms can be an extreme annoyance, most people ignore them and just keep walking by. Have you ever been in a busy supermarket when a fire alarm sounds? People have become so accustomed to false alarms being a nuisance and not a real emergency and just keep on shopping.
Bushfire sparks and embers can rain down well ahead of a fire. Just because you can’t see the fire doesn’t mean you’re safe. Know your bushfire risk and make a plan.