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Tactical Emergency Response Webinar

Presented on Wednesday 21st November 2018, this 30 minute webinar draws on experience from real life events and provide insights into how organisations are using Activate to manage and execute their emergency response programs with speed. The Tactical Emergency Response webinar is geared toward the use of the technology application – Activate and how it […]

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Stay or Go Training

Stay or Go Training ™

Finalist for the best WHS Training Program   What a year! FirstAction has worked hard to build up a strong team delivering the most dynamic and engaging Stay or Go™ training program and we are thrilled to be a finalist for the ‘Best WHS Training Program’ in the 2018 NSCA Foundation/GIO Workers Compensation National Safety Awards […]

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Emergency Management Training

Does facilitation style increase information recall?

Hands up anyone who’s been to a conference (which usually costs a fortune) and can honestly recall the content? It’s safe to stipulate the only recalled content would have been delivered by a presenter who was able to connect with the audience, thus presenting a memorable and more engaging presentation – increasing information recall. Presentations […]

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Back to Basics

Taking Emergency Management Back to Basics

      Emergency planning is not complex. Yet many Australian organisations are putting lives at risk by not being adequately prepared. Emergency management planning is a regulatory requirement of Australian Standard 3745:2010 Planning for Emergencies in Facilities. An effective emergency management plan helps ensure your organisation is equipped to make urgent decisions about keeping […]

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Switch to Digital with Activate

Switch to Digital with Activate

If a Facility Manager was asked if their organisation met the requirements of Australian Standard 3745:2010 Planning for Emergencies in Facilities, they would of course, say yes. After all, part of their job is to ensure compliance is met and meeting these requirements tick the box. If the same Facility Manager was asked to present […]

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Emergency Evacuation diagrams

Evacuation Diagrams

The Australian Standard 3745 outlines the design requirements for evacuation diagrams and what needs to be displayed on these plans. To meet regulations and be deemed compliant, your diagrams need to: Be no more than 5 years old Be displayed in all general areas of high traffic and at all exits Be placed between a height […]

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Emergency Response | Stay or Go

In the event of an emergency, do you STAY or GO?

One of the essential components for Australian businesses to meet the requirements of Australian Standard 3745:2010 Planning for Emergencies in Facilities is to conduct emergency response training to keep staff engaged. This training is coordinated by a Chief Warden supported by several wardens (relative to the size of the organisation). This group is called the Emergency […]

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FirstAction Welcomes New National CRM

FirstAction & RiskLogic are pleased to announce the recruitment of Adam Davenport, the new National CRM for FirstAction. Adam comes to the business with a wealth of experiences as a business leader, in particular, his recent career growth in the Emergency Management industry as a Senior Project Manager & Consultant. He has also been a […]

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You’re Doing It Wrong: How to communicate during an emergency?

Every day across the world, 205 billion emails are sent, 204 billion of those are probably meeting invites where the remaining 500 million are emails you’re Cc’d into. That’s about 74 trillion emails per year anyway. In the US alone, 6 billion mobile phone calls are made per day whereas facebook record a total number of 1.23 […]

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