Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHAssociation) UK has conducted a training on Emergency Preparedness and Evacuation Drill for Staff of Federal Ministry of Works and Housing.
In recent years, the importance of emergency preparedness has become increasingly evident, given the growing frequency and severity of natural disasters, accidents, and unforeseen events. Recognizing this, the Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHAssociation) conducted a comprehensive in-house training and practical workshop for engineers and general staff members of the Works and Housing department to enhance their capabilities in handling emergencies efficiently.
Emergency preparedness refers to the process of planning and taking proactive measures to mitigate the potential risks and impacts of various emergencies.
The Workshop is aimed at equipping engineers and the general staff of Works and Housing with the necessary knowledge and skills to handle emergencies effectively. The workshop covered a wide range of topics, including risk assessment, emergency response procedures, evacuation protocols, first aid, and communication strategies.
The Emergency Preparedness Workshop was successful in achieving its objectives, and participants gained valuable insights and skills in understanding the potential consequences of unpreparedness by responding promptly and appropriately during emergencies.
The workshop, which was conducted by the Occupational Safety and Health Association, proved to be a valuable learning experience for engineers and the general staff of the Works and Housing department. The training equipped participants with essential skills and knowledge necessary to respond effectively to emergencies, thereby contributing to a safer working environment, better public infrastructure resilience, and ensuring that the safety of its employees and that of the public are secured.