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The Most Efficient Way to Deal With Emergencies

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Is it really a crisis? What is its probable impact? How much time do we have? Who else is involved and who is likely to be involved? What resources do we have in place and what will we need? 3. Stay calm. There are three essentials for remaining cool in a crisis: It’s OK to be nervous. Sports psychologists and athletes have exposed the myth that, if you get nervous, you’ll perform poorly. Try to relax. This is a time when your mind and body need to be in sync. Breathe deeply; talk yourself through the situation; and repeat positive affirmations. Remain calm. Nervousness is OK; panic is not. Work through a process methodically, confronting problems rather than avoiding them. 4. Call your crisis team into action. Earlier preparation will pay off when assembling your crisis management team. Members know their roles, they are familiar with procedures in the crisis [...]

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How to Prepare for Emergencies

By |August 1st, 2014|Leadership, Qualifications, Qualifications Advanced Diploma, Qualifications Certificate IV, Qualifications Diploma, School of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander Leadership, School of Business, School of Civil, Construction, Mining, School of Corporate Governance, School of Leadership, School of Local Goverment, School of Management, School of Online, Distance, School of Project Managment, Schools, Soft Skills, Training|

Fire, bomb scare, wall collapse, chemical spill - we all hope emergencies will not occur, but a sad fact of life is that they do. So we need to adopt procedures for use in emergencies well before they happen if we are to minimise their traumatic effects... 1. Install smoke alarms and fire extinguishers. Some of the most common emergencies are fire-related. You can be prepared by taking some simple precautions. Contact your local fire service and ask them to visit your premises and provide advice on the strategic placement of fire extinguishers, smoke alarms, and other necessary precautions. Several smoke alarms and fire extinguishers will be required on most sites. The key is to install and maintain. Prepare a schedule that ensures you test your equipment on a regular basis. Clean the equipment annually and have regular alerts to check the efficiency of equipment and procedures. 2. Introduce procedures for bomb [...]

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