Fire Safety Training

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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:
    • Fire
    • 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.