• June 23, 2015 in Safety Articles

    Training Staff in the Event of a Fire Occurring in the Workplace

    There is one organisation in South Australia, Australasian Fire & Safety Pty Ltd (AF&S) whose main clientele come from referrals and repeat clients. They are incredibly successful in the area of training and have been in business since 1992. Part of the reason for AF&S continuing success is a desire to provide fantastic service to their clients.

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  • June 23, 2015 in Safety Articles

    Emergency Response Training

    Getting the best emergency response training, so that you can excel on the job, and keep cool when an emergency does come in, is essential for anyone that is looking to work in any dangerous field of work. From having to perform CPR if someone is having trouble breathing, to having to working in an emergency in a nuclear plant, proper training is going to ensure all the employees who work in these emergency settings, are going to be prepared when the danger or emergency makes its way forward.

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  • June 23, 2015 in Safety Articles

    What Is Breathing Apparatus?

     Breathing apparatus is equipment that is designed to be used by rescue workers or firefighters in emergency situations to provide safe, breathable air. Being able to use breathing apparatus correctly requires specialised training. There are two types of breathing apparatus: open circuit and closed circuit. Closed circuit breathing apparatus work by recirculating and filtering exhaled gas.

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  • June 23, 2015 in Safety Articles

    Fire Extinguisher Training

    As part of any fire safety training course, learning how to operate a fire extinguisher correctly is included. Fire extinguisher training is seen as an essential part of workplace health and safety and for good reason – all employers and employees should be familiar with fire safety equipment and fire extinguishers in the event of a fire. Fires unfortunately do happen in workplaces, so it’s very important that everyone has the opportunity to learn how to safely use a fire extinguisher if the need arises. In the event of a fire, it may be up to the people who are there on the scene to try to contain or extinguish the fire while waiting for emergency help to arrive.

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  • June 23, 2015 in Safety Articles

    Confined Space Training

    There is need for every employer to offer training to all his or her employees who are required to work in spaces that are confined in order for them to acquire skills, knowledge as well as have an understanding on how to perform their duties in a safe way. Before an employee is assigned to the duties, he or she must be given the necessary training in order to keep him or her better suited in the working environment.

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  • June 23, 2015 in Safety Articles

    What You Need To Know About Bomb Threat Safety

    Emergency response training is vital in order to identify, evaluate and avoid hazards in the workplace or at any event. It is important to prepare for the likelihood of an incident like a fire or a bomb threat or bomb detonation. This not only ensures that one can respond quickly to a threat, it can save lives and possibly prevent further damage. The worst thing one can do is to assume that something bad can’t happen to them.

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  • June 23, 2015 in Safety Articles

    An Introduction to Fire Warden Training

    If you’ve been assigned at your job to be the fire warden for your department, then you know that this is a major responsibility.  Attending a Fire Warden Training Course will give you the knowledge and experience you’ll need in order to get those in your building to safety should a fire break out. The training will familiarise you with the appropriate escape routes, the use of fire extinguishers, and first aid. They’ll also teach you how to identify fire risks in your workplace, understand how a fire can occur, and how smoke spreads.

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  • June 23, 2015 in Safety Articles

    Fire Extinguishers

    There are different types of fire extinguishers that are used for different types of fires. They each contain a different substance (eg foam, water, carbon dioxide) and each one is specifically designed for fires cause by different factors and materials. There isn’t one fire extinguisher that can put out all types of fires. For example, you couldn’t put out an electrical fire with a water fire extinguisher because this would be extremely dangerous.

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  • June 23, 2015 in Safety Articles

    How To Use Breathing Apparatus

    Having an understanding of how to use breathing apparatus is an essential skill to have. Breathing apparatus is an a piece of equipment which will allow the person using the equipment to work in a safe condition in an atmosphere in which it is necessary such as in a fire emergency. Breathing apparatus provides air to the user as air will move from a container into a mask which the person can then breathe from. Let’s take a look at how to use breathing apparatus.

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  • June 23, 2015 in Safety Articles

    Are You Considering Security Guard Training?

    If you own any type of large scale social venue, particularly one with a liquor license, having effective security guards is paramount. Likewise if you are considering a career in the security professions then you will want to have proper training to widen your job prospects and better ensure your own safety on the job.

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