Who needs to attend CERT Training?
On 1st Sept 2013 the Fire Safety Act was amended to include all premises with Fire Safety Managers must set up a
Company Emergency Response Team(CERT).
This course applies to
Site Incident Controller and Site Main Controller
Public and Industrial premises that meet any of the following criteria are required to have an FSM and a CERT:
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|Course Title||IMPLEMENT INCIDENT MANAGEMENT PROCESS|
|Course Reference Number||TGS-2023018585|
|Course Training Duration (hours)||9|
|Course Fees(before GST and any applicable funding)||$300|
|Funding Validity Period||Valid|
|Mode of Training (e.g. classroom, blended, e-learning, etc.)|
In Person or Zoom
1. Interpret incident management approach and structure to ascertain the scope and severity of the emergency.
Staff,Supervisors and Managers assigned to be the SMC (Site Main Controller) or SIC (Site Incident Controller) for their facility
Prior Knowledge Required: No prior knowledge required
10 CPD points awarded by SCDF for FSM-CPD Program (ensure to inform us at least 7 days prior to the course)
Local experts in Emergency Management,Chemical Handling and Asset Protection in Hotels,Hospitals, Retail Centres,Manufacturing, Oil & Gas and Logistics facilities
Fire safety is a crucial aspect of building and facility management in Singapore, where the government has strict regulations in place to ensure the safety of residents and workers in case of fire outbreaks. Having a well-planned fire safety strategy is essential to minimize the risk of harm and property damage.
One of the key benefits of having a fire safety strategy is that it helps to ensure that all building occupants are aware of the fire evacuation plan. This can save precious time during an emergency, as people know exactly what to do to reach safety quickly. A well-communicated fire safety plan can also help to reduce panic and confusion, which are often the biggest dangers in a fire scenario.
Another important aspect of fire safety strategy is that it helps to identify potential fire hazards and implement measures to minimize the risk of fire outbreaks. This includes regular fire drills, fire safety training for employees, and routine maintenance of fire safety equipment. Regular inspections of fire alarms, smoke detectors, sprinkler systems, and fire exits are also essential to ensure that these systems are working properly in case of an emergency.
Moreover, a fire safety strategy should also include a fire risk assessment, which evaluates the likelihood of a fire occurring and the potential consequences. This information can help building managers to prioritize fire safety measures, such as installing fire alarms, fire suppression systems, or automatic sprinklers in high-risk areas.
In conclusion, having a comprehensive fire safety strategy is crucial for ensuring the safety of building occupants in Singapore. Not only does it help to minimize the risk of harm and property damage, but it also provides peace of mind to residents and workers knowing that they are well prepared in case of a fire emergency. Building managers should take the necessary steps to develop and implement a fire safety strategy to ensure the safety of everyone in their facilities.
The owner or occupier of the premises can be found guilty of an offence and is liable for a fine not exceeding $10,000 or imprisonment not exceeding 6 months or BOTH.