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 1. Bushfire Safety for Workers

Do you work in or travel through high bushfire and grassfire risk areas over summer?

CFA has an online bushfire safety workshop for people who work in high bushfire risk areas. This online session applies to any person who works in high risk areas over summer.

This online session includes interactive content and video. It covers four key areas:

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Your Risk - learn about the risk

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Prepare - how to be prepared

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Drive - how to stay safe on the road

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Survive - how to survive and stay safe


Timing: It takes approximately 45 to 50 minutes to complete, including a short sign-in process.

Employers

This online session is an important OH&S and duty of care (maintaining a safe workplace) activity. It is about ensuring your staff know what do to if caught out in a bushfire and how to stay safe.

CFA recommends anyone who works in high bushfire risk areas over summer completes this session and urges employers and employer groups to consider policies that make this mandatory in the workplace.

Participants can access a certificate at the end of the session to verify their completion. The online module is not formally accredited or competency based, it is an awareness session only.

CFA can also deliver this session at your workplace as a group-based session. You can contact your local CFA office to organise either an online or face-to-face session.

Please make the time to complete this session; it could save your life.

Let's begin 
(TIP: the online module is designed to operate through the Chrome browser on a laptop or PC. It is not designed for tablets or smartphones.)

Step-by-step guide on completing the module - docx 2MB

 2. Bushfire Planning - How to support your clients

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It is best to have completed the Bushfire Safety for Workers module before this one.

Do you work in the Health, or Community and Social Services sector with clients or patients in their homes, supporting them to live independently?

This new e-learning module uses videos and interactive content to help you learn how to support your clients with bushfire safety.

It covers seven key areas:

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Who needs to be prepared - different types of risk environments

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Your role is important -understanding the responsibility of the worker and how to help their clients.

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Start the conversation - questions to get the bushfire safety conversation going.

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Build the plan - six key areas to develop a Bushfire Survival Plan to leave early.

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Clients who choose to stay - advice for clients who do not want to leave or build a plan.

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Making it all work - referral pathway if needed and a reminder of the key steps.

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Resources at your fingertips - links to resources and where to learn more.


Timing: It takes approximately 45 to 50 minutes to complete, including a short sign-in process.

Employers

This online session will help your staff learn how to support their clients in bushfire planning. It focuses on the importance of conversations and recognises that most clients are capable of creating their own plan and likely a prompt or reminder is all that is required. It will help your staff (and volunteers) to determine who is most at risk and provide a referral pathway for clients they are concerned about.

CFA recommends anyone who works with clients in high bushfire risk areas over summer completes this session. CFA urges Community and Social Services and Health Sector employers and employer groups to consider policies that make this mandatory in the workplace.

Key Resources

Participants can access a certificate at the end of the session to verify their completion. The online module is not formally accredited or competency based, it is an awareness session only.

CFA can also deliver this session at your workplace as a group-based session. You can contact your local CFA office to organise either an online or face-to-face session.

Let's begin 
(TIP: the online module is designed to operate through the Chrome browser on a laptop or PC. It is not designed for tablets or smartphones.)

Step-by-step guide on completing the module - docx 1.7Mb

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