To provide the emergency control structure and directions which will prevent injury to personnel, visitors and neighbouring people/premises in the event of an emergency. The procedures also aim to minimise damage to FMEDGE equipment, plant and installations.
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All risks will be continually monitored in order to minimise the potential of an emergency
Procedures should take into account the existing emergency systems of each building such as fire protection equipment, communication systems, exit doors and stairwells. They also take into account staffing levels during normal working hours as well as after-hours activities and contacts.
Specific plans should be drawn up for emergencies created within the site and those caused by external sources.
Internal Emergencies covered by these procedures are:
External Emergencies covered by these procedures are:
This procedure will apply to all premises managed or occupied by FMEDGE personnel, students and visitors.
The procedure is based on the Australian Standard for Emergency control organisation and procedures for buildings, the Dangerous Goods (Storage and Handling) Regulations 1989, expert advice from emergency services.
1.0 Standard Requirements for Emergency Procedures
Raising the Alarm – there should be a system to allow people identifying an emergency to communicate this quickly to the emergency personnel.
Standard Orders – standard orders covering most emergencies e.g. fire, chemical etc will be posted in appropriate areas. It will contain brief instructions, emergency contact numbers and evacuation points.
Assembly points – these areas must be highlighted on floor plans for each area. Assembly points ensure wardens can take an initial count of personnel.
Evacuation points – these are highlighted on both any Standard orders and on the floor plans for each area. Evacuation to these points will only be undertaken upon the orders of a warden.
Wardens – Wardens will be listed on notice boards. The Warden will be distinguished at all times by a photo on the notice board. During an emergency they will wear an orange safety vest and will carry a whistle at all times.
Emergency contacts – Emergency contact numbers for internal (wardens, controller, management, security) and external emergency liaison officers (police, fire brigade, ambulance) must be posted at each telephone.
Training of Wardens – Employees who are required to act as emergency wardens shall be provided with appropriate training.
Training of Employees – Employees shall be provided with emergency evacuation training every 4 months.
Floor plans – Floor plans will be posted in all areas indicating exits, assembly points, fire protection equipment and any other relevant information e.g. HAZCHEM, emergency showers, etc.
Checklists – Checklists listing personnel evacuated will be completed and checked against staff and class lists
Procedure for Development of Emergency Plans
1.0 Application of the Procedure
This procedure is applicable to FMEDGE, in all its operations.
2.0 Communication of the Policy
All personnel, including students, contractors, are to receive information about the procedure.
The Procedure will be authorised by the Chief Executive Officer.
The procedure will be reviewed every 12 months by the Chief Executive Officer.
5.0 Procedure Owner
FMEDGE’s Compliance Manager to be assigned ownership to ensure the procedure is maintained and updated.
EMERGENCY PROCEDURES FOR EMPLOYEES/ STUDENTS
BOMB THREAT/SUSPECT PACKAGE
(!) Threat received
(!) Threat received
BOMB THREAT CHECKLIST
|QUESTIONS TO BE ASKED||CALLER’S VOICE|
Where did you put the Bomb?
Sex of caller:
|EXACT WORDING OF THREAT||BACKGROUND NOISES|
|ACTION||CALL TAKEN & BY WHOM|
Report call immediately to:
Date & time of call:
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY DIAL 000
Emergency Assembly Areas
Will be explained on the day for face to face delivery at the given location
Chief Executive Officer
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