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Emergency preparedness seminar


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Emergency Preparedness Seminar

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Emergency preparedness seminar

  2. 2. Rationale of the Activity EMERGENCY PREPARENESS & RESPONSE - •If accident happen, who is at a loss? •If no accident happen, who can benefit? •Without accident, what are the benefits?
  3. 3. OBJECTIVES At the end of the session, the participants should be able: • To understand the importance of Emergency Preparedness Program • To identify hazards (man-made emergencies) that causes accidents in workplace • To know how to use the available fire protection at workplace • To determine the structure of who will do and what to do during emergency situations • To assess company safety performance through understanding and formulation of Loss Prevention Program
  4. 4. Prompt effective emergency prevention and preparedness reduces accidental loss and the life threatening situation that will bring great damage or disaster.
  5. 5. 1.Reduce accidental losses due to natural and man-made disasters. 2.Define who is in-charge 3.Define who will do what. 4.Avoid panic and confusion. IMPORTANCE / BENEFITS OF THE EMERGENGY PREPAREDNESS PLAN
  6. 6. Emergency A potentially life threatening situation usually occurring suddenly and unexpectedly.
  7. 7. A sudden, calamitous event bringing great damage, loss or destruction and great misfortune, often arriving without forewarning. Disaster
  8. 8. Types of Emergencies A. Natural emergencies B. Man- made emergencies (hazards in workplace)
  9. 9. A. Natural emergencies Some events that are caused by the forces of nature 1. Drought 2. Floods 3. Volcanic Eruption 4. Earthquake 5. Thunderstorms 6. Tornadoes 7. Hurricanes
  10. 10. B. Man- made emergencies Some events caused by man’s negligence in handling his property and technology in the workplace: 1. Poor Housekeeping 2. Poor Storage Discipline 3. Lacking and/or Obstructed Fire Protection Equipment 4. Lacking and/or Obstructed Aisles & Emergency Exits 5. Improper Storage of Flammable Liquids 6. Poor Electrical Installations 7. No Smoking Violation 8. Lift/Escalator Improper Maintenance & Use 9. Labor Unrest
  11. 11. Poor Housekeeping
  12. 12. Poor Storage Discipline
  13. 13. Obstructed Fire Protection & Exits
  14. 14. Improper Placed Fire Protection
  15. 15. Improper Storage of Flammables
  16. 16. Poor Electrical Installation
  17. 17. No Smoking Violation
  18. 18. Lift/Escalator Improper Maintenance & Use
  19. 19. Labor Unrest
  20. 20. Group Workshops 1. This is a contest, winner has a reward 2. Form a group, but only one group can win 3. Listen to instruction and proceed after “go” 4. Identify, spot and count the number of HAZARDS (man-made emergencies) in your workplace 5. The highest the number, the bigger chance of winning
  21. 21. Group Workshops RESULTS: 1.Group’s reporting and assessment 2.Photos taken from actual survey and inspection 3.Can the situation be corrected? 4.What are the remedies to be undertaken?
  22. 22. Creation of Fire Brigade Team
  23. 23. Fire Brigade Team 1. Fire Over-all In-charge (Chief Marshall) 2. Floor Marshalls 3. Evacuation Team 4. Fire Fighting Team a. Fire Hydrant i. Nozzle & Hose Men ii. Backup Support b. Portable Fire Extinguishers
  24. 24. Fire Brigade Team 5. Communication Team a. Alarm Box Runner (1st person) b. Communicate to Security Guard (2nd person) c. Communicate to nearest Fire Station (3rd person) 6. First Aid Team 7. Security Team
  25. 25. Fire Triangle
  26. 26. The “Fire Triangle” The “Fire Triangle” identifies the three components of any fire: FUEL ENERGY (HEAT) OXIDIZER (AIR) IF ANY ONE OF THESE IS MISSING, A FIRE CANNOT CONTINUE
  27. 27. THEREFORE...
  28. 28. TYPES OF FUEL SOLID - paper, wood, plastic LIQUID - gasoline, alcohol, thinner GAS - methane, natural gas Combustible Metals
  29. 29. CLASSES OF FIRE Depends on the type of fuel burning….. Each class of fire requires its own type of fire extinguisher.
  30. 30. CLASSES OF FIRE Class “A” Fire Class “B” Fire Class “C” Fire Class “D” Fire
  31. 31. Aim at fire
  32. 32. Using portable fire extinguishers
  33. 33. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS PROGRAM Emergency Preparedness Program is an Environmental Compliance Requirement
  34. 34. Emergency Preparedness MUST BE part of your Safety Program