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Emergency Management in the Home

We all know that emergencies can occur at any time. Planning and preparing for situations that are outside of our normal control is key to a happy, functioning and resilient life. Let us assist with some tools to ensure that your greatest assets are kept safe.

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Preparing for Emergencies in the home is a crucial part of taking care of your loved ones and assets. Research indicates that those who have a robust emergency management mindset at home are safer in other areas of life such as at work and when travelling.

Click below for some information on how you can be better prepared:

https://www.redcross.org.au/prepare/

Fires in the home overview – Department of Fire and Emergency Services (dfes.wa.gov.au)

Over 30,000 people in Australia suffer sudden cardiac arrest. Along with severe allergic reactions, chocking, injuries such as falls from height and more. It’s crucial that you know what to do and are prepared to respond to a medical emergency when seconds count.

We want you to know some of the basics such as knowing essential information to pass on to emergency services and what you can do in the time it takes for the experts to reach you.

First Aid Essentials Guide | Australian Red Cross

Bushfires are a part of the Australian landscape and therefore, are a part of your life. Key research indicates that much can be done in the lead up to bushfires and those that prepare overall have a much better chance of protecting their property and lives.

Bushfire protection | YourHome

Unfortunately, crime is a part of life. We want you to be safer and lessen the chances of crime occurring in your home or wherever you may be. Here are some simple ways to ensure that you are protected against crime such as break and enters, theft or assault.

Home Security Checklist | Western Australia Police Force

Australia is one of the most extreme weather effected countries in the world. With cases of extreme weather rapidly on the rise we want you to understand, plan, prepare and action safe decisions when facing extreme weather.

Check out this link for your free plan:

Prepare Your Emergency & Evacuation Plan | Get Ready QLD

With so much of our lives connected to digital communications it’s unavoidable that you and your loved ones are exposed to online threats. These threats can be noticeable or unseen and can have far reaching consequences to your health and safety.

Here you can assess your online risk and take active steps to minimising harm to you and your family:

Personal Cyber Security: First Steps Guide | Cyber.gov.au

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For more resources and information to protect you and your greatest assets see below.

Call us anytime if you need assistance on 1300 311 548.

Australian Disaster Resilience Handbook Collection

Emergency Planning – AFAC

Managing Bushfire Smoke Exposure

Exposure to bushfire smoke is a potential hazard for fire, land management and emergency service workers and all personnel, e.g. machinery operators who work on or near the fire ground (hereafter referred to as ‘workers’).

Selection, Use, Care and Maintenance of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

AFAC is the Australian and New Zealand National Council for fire, emergency services and land management. It is a collaborative network of fire, emergency services and land management agencies that supports the sector to make communities safer and more resilient

Western Australia Managing Exercises Guideline

STATE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT A Strategic Framework for Emergency Management in Western Australia.

STATE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

A Strategic Framework for Emergency Management in Western Australia.

CODE OF PRACTICE – WA

Emergency management for Western Australian mines – DMIRS