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Emergency Response Team Course (for construction)

1.Target Group
This program is designed for those personnel nominated as emergency response team, performing fire safety routine and emergency tasks and for general
staff in construction sectors only.

2.Delegate Pre-requisites
There is no pre-requisite on this course.

3.Physical and Stressful Demands
All personnel who participates in practical activities specified in this course must be physically and mentally capable of participating fully.
Therefore, to ensure that prior to participating in practical exercises, the delegates will be required to undergo medical screening by completing appropriate
medical screening form provided by QISC.

4.Aims and Objectives
The aims and objectives of this course are to provide delegates with a suitable level of knowledge and practical experience enabling them to act in case of
any emergencies on construction sites or similar facilities. They will understand the importance of raising the fire alarm. Identifying the different types of
portable fire extinguishers and basic knowledge of proper usage fire blanket and First Aid Fire Fighting Equipment.
The delegates will also gain a comprehensive knowledge of the hazards and precautions to be taken when handling chemicals at work. Moreover, the
delegates are enabled to gain the confidence to administer First Aid and use of an AED during an emergency.
The necessary information about the hazards and risk involved in working at height activities and ensure that they understand the fundamental health and
safety requirements to be in place whilst working at height.
The course also provides participants with the necessary information on safe working procedures during confined space entry.

5.Learning Outcomes / Assessment Criteria
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
• Understand the Legislation of fire
• Understand about what fire is and how it spreads
• Understand about hazards and daily vigilance
• Implement evacuation techniques and employ a strategy within the workplace
• Understand protection against fire
• Check fire warden routes
• Understand what action to take in the event of a fire
• Identify firefighting equipment
• Experience a practical demonstration with live fire
• What is fire and methods of extinguishing fire?
• State and describe the various ways in which fire spreads
• State the classes of fire
• State the common hazards in the workplace known to lead to an outbreak of fire
• List the different types of fire detector
• Select the appropriate portable extinguisher for use of a small fire
• Extinguish a small fire
• Employers responsibilities
• Chemical labeling
• NFPA labeling
• Chemical Management
• Material Safety Data Sheets
• Safe System of Work
• Key stages of Risk Assessment
• Emergency Conditions
• Course Outline / Syllabus
• Setting Standards in Safety
• Emergency Evacuation/Response
• Understand the definition of First Aid and priorities of the First Aiders
• Assess an emergency, and procedures to follow in case an emergency occurred.
• Manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally and be able to conduct a secondary survey.
• Manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally and be able to perform high-quality CPR.
• Send someone for the AED and to call for an ambulance
• Start CPR unless AED is immediately available.
• Recognize hazards of Working at Heights
• Explain the hierarchy of controls related to Working at Heights
• Explain the limitations of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
• Explain when the travel restraint system, fall restricting system, and fall arrest system, would be required, and the essential component of each
• Identify the consequences of using inappropriate anchor points
• Provide examples of the types of personal fall protection equipment that is needed to safely work on work access equipment and platforms
• Explain the purpose of a Working at Heights rescue plan
• What is a confined space is.
• Types of confined spaces.
• Hazards and controls in confined spaces.
• Roles and responsibilities.
• Confined space entry permit and entry procedures.
• Emergency response.

6.Delegate Performance Assessment / Certification / Validity
Delegate Performance Assessment: The course is competency-based and includes informal direct observational assessment, oral questioning, and
written multiple-choice questions.
Certification: QISC certification with 3 Years validity.

7.Instructor & Delegate Ratio

8.Duration and Timing
3 Days

Qatar International Safety Centre
Gate No. 9 building – 23 Street – 45
Salwa Industrial Area
Doha Qatar
PO Box 23651

10. For more information
Please contact us direct for availability & costs:
Email: training@madinagulf.com
Tel: +974 4450 1223
Fax: +974 4450 1220
www.qisc.net / www.madinagulf.com