Cost of Emergency Preparedness in the Workplace

Ken Walker

As a senior manager its often hard to make accurate assumptions of cost for emergency preparedness in the workplace. Furthermore, it seems like an easy task to undertake. Thus managers often have supervisors or health and safety reps perform the role as part of their portfolio. The end result may […]

Planning for Emergencies in the Workplace

Ken Walker

We have spoken about the many aspects of planning for emergencies in the workplace in past blog articles. This goal of this article will be to again outline many of the key function of an emergency management plan but will give an overall summary of the emergency management process of […]

Business Fire Risk Assessment in Bushfire Prone Areas

Ken Walker

If you have been the operator of a business for a few years you probably have considered a business fire risk assessment. Even though every business, large and small, is required to have an emergency management plan, which complies with Australian Standard 3745-2010. It can be a very complex activity […]

How Many Fire Wardens are Required in the Workplace

Ken Walker

In Australian workplaces emergencies happen every day and can provide a significant threat to life and property. The question many Health and Safety Reps ask is  “How many fire wardens are required in the workplace”. This is a very relevant question and shouldnt be set aside as being too hard […]