SAFE Emergency Safety Series

SAFE Emergency Safety Series

Disaster relief – sharing lessons and best practices  – Two day workshop.

Day 1:  Presentation by three organizations with practical experience, with 50 different representatives from those working in disaster relief, volunteer and youth organizations (e.g. scouts, Jaago foundation); followed by discussion. Outcome at end of day 1: core best practices.

Day 2:   Two master trainers conduct specialized Training on international disaster relief protocols – Training of Trainers (TOT) training. About 25 people.

Outcome by DAY 2: The way forward: Recommendations of how best practices from ground together with formal protocols, can further strengthen disaster relief efforts.

Summary: Two day workshop conducted by two master trainers, will reach 50 people on first day, and 25 trainers from 25 organizations on 2nd day, so will have impact on the way 25 organizations respond to disaster relief; potentially each organization would reach from over 100 to 1000 people. Hence potential to affect 25,000 people.

Emergencies – improving responses – Three day Workshop

Day 1: 3 organizations presenting experiences, best practices and challenges from practical experience,

with 30 different representatives from emergency responders, volunteer organizations, youth organizations, policy makers, government officials, law makers, doctors and health professionals, civil

society groups, hospital administrators; followed by discuss’ Emergency response  – examples of what works from other countries. E.g. non government St John’s ambulance system from UK, covering

training of emergency    responders, systems of response. Outcome: Recommendations of how to improve emergency response systems and best practices.

Day 3 : Advanced training on specialized emergency response techniques by master trainer for TOT. For those who are already trainers of basic emergency response.

Outcome: Two master trainers will train 20 people from 20 organizations on advanced techniques,  if each trains 20 people, potentially will lead to 20 x 20 =400 trained emergency responders.

The Informal Sector – making a safer workplace environment.

The program targets informal sector – small workshops and businesses and liasing with them to improve conditions with regards to fire safety and other safety issues.

Phase 1 – identify 2 small businesses per informal sector (5 sectors): – light engineering, plastic, electronic, leather, furniture. Do assessment of health and safety conditions.-30 days

Phase 2 – Assessment of 2 x 5 = 10 selected businesses – conduct health and safety audit – 10 days.

Phase 3- report writing and documentation – 10 days

Phase 4 – Sharing workshop of owners of 10 organizations per sector x 5 sectors – common safety issues and low cost solutions to improve conditions.

Outcome: Two trainers will share findings with 50 owners of small informal sector businesses, which may lead to safe working environment for over 50 x 20 = 1000 workers in informal sector.

November 10, 2013
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