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Emergency Procedures

     

EMERGENCY PROCEDURES

An emergency is an event (actual or imminent) which:
" In anyway endangers, or threatens to endanger the safety or health of any person;" Destroys or damages, or threatens to destroy or damage, any property.

Decision-making in the first few minutes of an emergency is critical.
This procedure will help you understand your Occupational Health and Safety obligations to ensure a safe environment and outline the steps to be taken in the event of an emergency.

EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NOS.
Emergency Service - Fire/Police/Ambulance: 000 or 112 on mobile phone
Please note Fiesta staff should always be contacted for emergency assistance either before or after an emergency service is called.

CONTACT PERSON: MARIO DUMRIQUE - 0404 017 113.

PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES
You are required to take necessary precautions in monitoring potential issues that may lead to dangerous or unsafe situations. This includes:
• Keeping fire doors shut when not in use;
• Ensuring rubbish and/or recognized flammables are stored appropriately and do not pose a health/fire hazard;
• Ensuring passages remain free from obstructions;
" Ensuring all exit routes from a building are not blocked by furniture or other objects;
• Familiarising yourself with the location of fire extinguishers in your immediate location;
• Reporting any accidental discharge from, or damage to, a fire extinguishers.
• Familiarising yourself with the designated evacuation area.
Please report any item or activity considered dangerous or suspicious immediately to Fiesta Staff.

MEDICAL EMERGENCY
If you encounter an injured person/s requiring emergency attention:
• Seek assistance
• Alert St. John's ambulance crew
• Call '000' and request an ambulance. Advise the operator of the exact location, (i.e., nearest street, entrance), building, floor and room, your name and contact details.
• Remain calm
• Reassure the injured person
• Remain with the injured person until help arrives.

 

ST. JOHN'S AMBULANCE
We have employed a St. John's Ambulance crew to work on both days of the fiesta. The crew is located BESIDE J. RIZAL BUILDING.
Persons with disability should be assisted to a safe area. Notify Security or the attending emergency service immediately and they will arrange their evacuation. Where possible, two people should assist any person with a disability.

BOMB/SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE
If you locate a package or item you suspect could be a bomb, please adhere to the following instructions:
• DO NOT touch, disturb or cover the object in any way;
• DO NOT spray or immerse the object in any way;
• Evacuate area immediately to designated safe assembly area;
• Call POLICE on 000 - do not use mobile and switch off radios
• Follow Police instructions.

VIOLENT SITUATION
In case of a violent situation, make all attempts to ensure your safety and of others. Call Police on 000 immediately.

AFTER AN EMERGENCY
Do not touch or move anything in the area of an emergency. Barricade the area off to keep people from the area. Security will advise when the clean up can commence.

Once the all clear has been received from the relevant emergency service (i.e., police, ambulance, fire brigade), the building or area can be reoccupied. When feasible, the relevant Fiesta member, in conjunction with security staff, should record all details for record purposes.

 

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