Trained staff to play vital role in saving lives: DG

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The Emergency Services Academy, Rescue 1122 trained 27 officials of Unilever Pakistan to enhance the professional skills of Unilever staff regarding emergency response and safety skills.

The training course on internationally recognized Community Action for Disaster Response (CADRE) Course organized by Safety Wing of Academy on the request of Unilever Pakistan Lahore.

The three-day course concluded at Manager Training Center of Emergency Services Academy here on Wednesday.

While addressing the participants Dr. Rizwan Naseer said, that only well-sensitized and professionally trained community member can play their effective role to save lives in case of any emergency or disaster.

He appreciated that the management of Unilever Pakistan for their initiative of capacity building of their safety and operation manager. He said this step would enhance the professional capacity of Unilever staff for providing emergency response in their industries and respective communities.

He hoped that trained official on CADRE would subsequently play a vital role in further training of staff and communities to build a safer Pakistan.

According to detail, as many as 27 officials of Unilever Pakistan trained on three-day CADRE Course followed by 12 hours simulation exercise of disaster response.

The Senior Vice President Mr. Nosherwan Unilever Pakistan and Director Medical Unilever Pakistan Dr. Sulman also visited during training. Senior Vice President Mr. Nosherwan said that the CADRE training for Unilever Pakistan has been planned after witnessing the world-class emergency service facility at Emergency Services Academy.

Unilever in collaboration with Rescue Service shall promote safety culture in industries and all trained members shall further develop their teams for saving lives and promoting safety.

The officers including Dr. Muhammad Farhan Khalid Course Monitor, Muhammad Ahsan Course Coordinator, Ms Deeba Shahnaz Head of Community Safety &Information and team of instructors imparted training to participants through lectures practical followed by 12 hours simulation exercise of disaster response.

The topic including Common Hazards and the Community Response Group, Securing Family Preparing for Response, First Aid and Basic Life Support, Basic Search and Rescue, Management of Fire and Water emergencies, Incident Command System & Triage, Dead body Management have been covered during training. The certificates have been presented to all participants at the end.

 

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