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`Fire Sniffers’, Technology and Drowning Prevention

Imagine arriving at a hotel and as Reception staff check you in they say… “now, we must inform you that we don’t have smoke detectors or fire alarms in this hotel – but we do have fire sniffers – they’re highly trained individuals who walk around, throughout the day and night, looking for signs of […]

Protecting Your People – Colleagues and Customers

Calm in A Crisis It can happen in the blink of an eye. Everything’s changed. Something’s gone badly, badly wrong. Violence, fire, drowning, serious injury or structural building failure are some of the situations your people might have to face. So, just how prepared are they? I don’t mean have they done a First Aid […]

Top Tips

First Things First. Complete your Risk Assessment first – and then prepare Operating plans in response. Always a mistake to try and do the other way round. Be Original Avoid cutting and pasting from operating plans written for a different site – you’ll inevitably miss valuable operational opportunities. Involve Your Team Engage the people responsible […]

5 Steps to a Safe and Efficient Open-Water Site

Follow 5 steps to a safe and efficient open-water site 1) Risk Assessment How might someone be harmed and what we’re doing about it. 2) Normal Operating Plan Responding to the risk assessment and defining day to day operations 3) Emergency Action Plan Making sure everyone knows what to do if a serious incident occurs […]

5 steps to a Safe and Efficient Pool Operation

1) Risk Assessment How might someone be harmed and what controls are in place. 2) Normal Operating Plan Responding to the risk assessment and defining day to day operations. 3) Emergency Action Plan Making sure everyone knows what to do if a serious incident occurs. 4) Training Robust capability – allows you peace of mind. […]

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