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Workplace Evacuation Training

Workplace Evacuation Training


This training is for all Occupants working at a facility. 


All occupants working at a facility shall receive training to enable them to act in accordance with the emergency response procedures. The training should be provided for all new occupants including casual occupants/employees, at the commencement of their duties in a workplace or their occupancy of a structure.


The training should include, but not necessarily be limited to, the following:


  • Occupant responsibilities within the facility emergency response procedures.

  • The types of emergencies contained in the emergency plan.

  • How to report emergencies including activation of alarm systems, if installed.

  • Recognising and reporting unsafe conditions, and correcting unsafe conditions when appropriate.

  • The authorities, roles, responsibilities and identification of ECO members.

  • Reacting safely to emergencies and alarms.

  • Evacuation procedures.

  • The location of internal and external staging and assembly areas, as contained in the emergency plan.

  • The location of egress routes.

  • Post-emergency protocols.

  • Procedures for specific emergencies.


Evacuation procedures and staff roles and responsibilities in the emergency plan are vital and with training scheduled for staff every 12 months, compliance with Work Health and Safety Act 2011 and Australian Standard 3745 - 2010 Planning for Emergencies in Facilities is met.


Course Duration: 30-45 minutes

Prerequisite: No pre requisite requirements


Note: This is not a nationally recognised course. Successful completion of the course results in the award of a Statement of Attendance. 

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