The Australian national University policy states that all University buildings will have an Emergency Control Organisation (ie a Fire Warden structure). The policy also requires that all members of an ECO be appropriately trained.
The University offers the following training for staff, courses includes:
- Work Place Emergency Response training (takes approximately 2 hours to complete) incorporating:
- Chemical spills
- Bomb threats
- Suspicious packages
- White powder incidents
- Active shooter awareness
- Failure of building services or building structure
- Medical emergencies
- Warden duties
- Use of fire equipment including fire extinguishers, hose reels (takes approximately 1 hour to complete in groups of 6 to 10).
- Early Warning Intercommunication Systems (EWIS)
- Annual emergency evacuation exercises (fire drills) for buildings
Training is tailored to your specific building and internal emergency procedures This training is conducted by the ANU Fire Safety Officer.