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Heirachy of exercises

Hierachy of Exercises

When considering exercising an emergency plan a number of factors need to be considered when selecting the most appropriate style of exercise to run. These factors include: • the objectives of the exercise • the current knowledge and skills of the participants in emergency management (capability) • the target...

Military Style Exercises in the Business Sector

The use of Military Style Exercises in the Business Sector

People are generally employed because they have the qualifications, skills, experience and attitude to fulfil the requirements of a particular position. However, unless it has been specified in a position description not all employees are prepared for particular roles in emergency management at their workplace....

This image shows three figures pointing to each other, not knowing who is playing what role in an emergency control organisation.

Do you know your role in your facilities Emergency Control Organisation?

Are you aware of your role in an emergency at your workplace?  Have you read the Emergency Plan?  Have you received training or been involved in an emergency exercise? Australian Standard AS 3745-2010 Planning for emergencies in facilities outlines the minimum requirements for the establishment, validation...