Disaster Management and Emergency Preparedness
Delegates will address the issues Facilities Disaster and Emergency Preparedness has assumed an important role in corporate management for companies large and small. The physical structure and buildings of companies have become too valuable, an asset not to ignore or neglect, the safety and security management involves a huge responsibility and great potential risks in terms of the prevention and management of disasters and emergency situations.
- The intended audience includes acute care providers (surgeons, anaesthesiologists, emergency medicine physicians, ER, OR, ICU, and Trauma nurses, and prehospital professionals) who will most likely be the first receivers of casualties following major disasters.
- Other health care providers, administrators, public health personnel, and emergency managers are also encouraged to attend.
By the end of the course, the learner will be able to:
- establish emergency response teams
- learn how to implement response strategies in compliance with current Disaster Management legislation.
- Delegates would have examined the most vital element of business continuity: protecting your facilities to ensure the survival of your organisation.
- Delegates will be equipped with the know-how to plan and be prepared for any emergency, so that, in the event of a disaster or emergency situation, they can calmly and efficiently take control.
- Delegates attending this workshop will during a disaster be competent, capable and professionally informed and armed.
- Disaster recovery planning
- Facilities disaster management plan
- Fire safety management strategy
- Fire evacuation review-debrief log, assessment & safety plan
- Hazard vulnerability analysis
- How to prepare an emergency response plan for your business
- A disaster protection & recovery planning toolkit for business
- Personal emergency evacuation plan questionnaire for disabled staff
- Implementing disaster and emergency response strategies
- Emergency management planning guide
- Post emergency action
- Disaster and emergency information management and communications
- Certificate of competence
- Certificate of attendance
- If applicable, an assessment at the end of the course will be required.
- A minimum of 60% is to be achieved to attain a competence certificate.
- If you achieve lower than 60% but get between 40 – 59% a second attempt will become available.
- If you get lower than 40% and fail the second attempt, you will need to re-purchase the course.
- An attendance certificate is awarded to you regardless of a pass or fail.