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FIRST AID TRAINING

 

Rescue1 has many different options of First Aid courses to cater for your workplace or personal training needs.


First Aid Training is a large component within a workplace that needs to be maintained on an annual basis.

Injuries which could occur in the workplace can range from minor scrapes, crush injuries to cardiac arrest, this is why it is important to have a team of First Aiders trained up on site.

 

For every minute which passes without first aid interaction in a cardiac arrest situation results in10% of life lost. Ask yourself this question; would you know what to do if someone arrested within your workplace?

 

Rescue1 provides training in the following areas of compliance:

 

First Aid Training modules

  • Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) - HLTAID009

  • Provide Fist Aid (Level 2 First Aid) as well as reaccreditation modules - HLTAID011

  • Provide Emergency First Aid in an Education and Care Setting - HLTAID012

  • Management of Anaphylaxis - 22578VIC

  • Management of Asthma Risks and Emergencies in the Workplace - 22556VIC

 

Rescue1 provides this training in a scenario based setting, where many of the topics are rolled into scenarios that are relevant to your site or industry. This ensures that both learning and participation are fun, relevant to learner and cover off all government requirements at the same time.

 

First Aiders are vital link to any casualty on site in responding before emergency services arrive, it's your skills and training that may just save a life. 

 

If it is only your annual refresher or you are new to first aid, Rescue1 will ensure you develop the skills required to make a difference.

First Aid attainments in partnership with Healthguard RTO 21156, all training & assessment material under the guidance and scope of Healthguard First Aid.

CHIEF WARDEN/WARDENN
WARDEN TRAINING

 

Your Emergency Control Organisation (ECO) and Emergency Planning Committee (EPC) team within your office environment play an integral role for the safety of your building and occupants.

Rescue1 provides training in the following areas:

  • Chief Warden/Warden training for Emergency Control Organisation (ECO) Australian Standards AS3745-2010

  • Crush injury management

  • Building Rescue for trapped occupants

  • Scenario-based emergency situations with casualties

  • Incident Command Management on-site

  • Triage of an incident and occupants

  • Site industrial hazard control for fire, gas, chemical and similar emergencies

  • Rescue Decontamination

  • Third party risk training for visiting trucks, occupants and deliveries to site

  • Bomb Threat

  • Lockdown

  • Wild Fire

  • First Aid, CPR and Anaphylaxis

  • Occupational Violence & Aggression 

Many industries seem to overlook risk factors, with the attitude of “this won’t happen to us”.

Your Emergency Control Organisation (ECO) and Emergency Planning Committee (EPC) teamed within your organisation should be on high alert. This team will need to respond with swift and accurate action too emergencies on site. Given environments could have the potential to turn from a small incident into a large life threatening disaster, the importance of discussing and setting-up some pre-planed and tested actions is a vital for your Emergency Response Plan and ECO/EPC group.

 

There are many areas of risks to safeguard against:

Neighbours
Knowing the businesses day to day operations, what types of chemicals, transport, visitors, day to day operations occur and how they may impact on your site.

Accessibility
If there is a problem on your site or your neighbours' site, are you protected, can you evacuate safely?

Associated Risks
Traffic to the area, materials delivered to the site, hazards on deliveries, vehicle and pedestrian traffic.

Weather Impacting
Weather conditions can play a role in risks on site or evacuation of the site.

ECO Team 
Two you have the correct staff with the knowledge, skills and access in and around site.

ECO Teams may be required to assist with such duties as:

  • First Aid

  • Gate Warden duties

  • Adjoining building problems on your site

  • Storm Alerts

  • Chemical Alerts, Decontamination and other related incidents

  • Heavy vehicle to light vehicle collisions on site

  • RECEO - for all incidents

  • Dealing with visitors, couriers 

  • Shut down procedures 

  • Part loaded vehicles form other sites with unknown material on board

  • Emergency Equipment protection and maintenance

As you can see there is much to think about, plan now, and be ready!

 

These are some incidents that the ECO/EPC group would be involved in and have to prepare for, so as a Warden you are not just trained for fire response.

EXTINGUISHER & SMALL 
PORTABLES TRAINING

 

Things can go wrong within the workplace where fire and smoke can be deadly. Training staff in the knowledge and use of extinguisher and small portable equipment provide staff with life protecting skills. These skills will not only assist to put out fires, but can assist in protecting life while evacuating. 

 

Rescue1 provides training in the following areas:

  • Extinguisher & Small Portables

  • Fire Tetrahedron

  • Scenario-based emergency situations

  • Site industrial hazard control for fire, gas, chemical and similar emergencies

  • Fuel loads, vapours

  • Decontamination

  • Spill Kit 

  • Wild Fire

  • Different types of fires and extinguisher

  • Smoke and burn patterns 

  • Shut down procedures

This course is in line with the Australian Standards AS3745-2010 and AS1851. ​

The aim of this training is not to put you in danger, it provides the skills and knowledge to make informed decisions to respond or evacuate safely.

EVACUATION DIAGRAMS

 

Why are Evacuation Diagrams required?

 

Combining the latest Australian Standards (AS), OH&S Acts, Building Codes of Australia (BCA) and relevant legislation, Rescue1 will put together Evacuation Plans and Procedures appropriate for your site.

 

Emergency Evacuation Diagrams will assist in ensuring that Wardens, associated staff and visitors will have the most up to date information to assist with on and off-site emergencies. 

Having these diagrams and manuals in the workplace will also assist the emergency services during and after business hours.

 

Rescue1 can provide;

  • Evacuation Diagrams

  • Hazards Chemical Diagrams

  • Traffic Management Diagrams

  • Site Emergency Management manuals

  • Policy and Procedures documentation manuals

  • Crisis Management documents

  • Guidance plans from the Emergency Services (essential services)

 

Preparation, planning and implementation is not only vital for your site it is a legislative requirement.

 

Rescue1 can conduct a site audit and walk you through the processes required to have Australian Standard and code compliant Emergency Management documents for your site.

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ONLINE TRAINING

 

Online Training

Rescue1 offers online compliance training for your site and staff within Australian Standards AS3745-2010, AS1851.

This method of online training allows staff to complete modules while working from home, within the workplace in restricted capacity or on the go. 

 

This method does not replace face to face training however is a solution to intermediate training needs should new staff come on board just after site training has occurred. In some circumstance this training is also used as induction training.

 

Once training has been successfully completed, your company will receive a full training report and individual staff will be issued.

Ongoing Staff Induction Training 

 

Induction Training - Rescue1 offers online training sessions for new staff members as part of their site induction process. This will assist in staff knowing what is expected of them should an emergency arise and what actions to take.

 

Fire Wardens – This solution offers sessions online in between on-site face-to-face training. This is set up for new fire wardens to complete who have joined the company and just missed on-site face to face training.

 

Both of these methods are low cost solution for ongoing induction and intermediate training.

 

Enquire now to find out how a low cost effect solution can be offered for your business and staff.

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 ESSENTIAL SAFETY MEASURES

Essential Safety Measures

Essential Safety Measures are required by law in a building to protect occupants in the event of a fire or related emergency. This applies to all tenanted buildings both commercial and residential. 

 

Systems which may be included within the schedule range from;

  • Fire detection systems

  • Alarm systems, 

  • Emergency exit lighting

  • Fire hydrants and hose reels

  • Portable fire fighting equipment

  • Smoke and fire doors

  • Paths of travel to exits

  • Fire isolated stairs

  • Smoke detection systems

  • Exit signs

  • Emergency lifts and lighting

  • Fire panels and early detection systems 

 

This may require a technician to attend site on a weekly, monthly or 6 monthly schedule depending on the equipment and site set up that you have.

It is the responsibility of the building owners to ensure that essential safety measures are maintained on an appropriate schedule, by qualified technicians to ensure correct functonality of all equipment.

If you would like one of our technicians to come out to site and provide a proposal on a schedule of works please click on the link below.