Understanding The Importance of Fire Rescue Laddering in Fire Fighting Training

Understanding The Importance of Fire Rescue Laddering in Fire Fighting Training

Firefighting is a rescue service sponsored by the government and is designed for the protection of land and property from environmental damage. Most often, as the name would suggest, this job entails stopping the damage caused by uncontrolled fires. If you are interested in this job, you are going to need extensive fire fighting training in order to qualify. Fortunately, Emcare is an accredited…

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What companies should know about our Health and Safety Training Induction course

Our health and safety training induction course has been tailormade for responsible companies who wish to ensure that their employees have been set up for success with regards to health and safety training in the workplace. Participants, after the course’s duration, will have been equipped with the fundamentals of the above, which will likely reduce injuries in the workplace. In just a few minutes…

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Easily Prevent Any Heated Accidents with this Firefighting Course

Throughout history, a household fire may be one of the worst experiences that any family can go through. Not only is absolutely every family member, pets included, put at risk of a serious injury or even death, but so are all the memorabilia, furniture, and other household appliances too. This is especially true in our modern-day as the construction of the average house is far more expensive…

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Q&A About Emcare Online Health and Safety Courses

  Emcare is a health and safety training facility dedicated to uplifting individuals and businesses through health and safety skills and knowledge. This is why Emcare is offering online health and safety courses during the COVID-19 Pandemic. We have answered all the questions around our online health and safety courses so that you can feel confident to choose Emcare for your online health…

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Apply for EmCare’s Safety Officer Course to Protect Those Around You Today!

It should come as no surprise that a world without safety officers is a world not safe enough to live in. When it comes to their rank in the workplace, safety officers are often seen as one of the more important employees at any given place of work, as they ensure that all other employees remain in a safe working environment. If you are looking to start your career as your workplace’s safety officer,…

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Why Study Occupational Health and Safety Courses?

When career options are discussed at schools or amongst family members, a career in occupational health and safety is often not spoken about. This job field often goes unnoticed, yet occupational health and safety practices are critical for every business in any industry. We look into the reasons behind how you can benefit from studying occupational health and safety courses. We also explore the…

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Learning about emergency childbirth during our first aid training level 3 course

Every day in South Africa, around 3 431 live births take place, and some of these births will not take place inside a hospital or even with the assistance of a midwife or healthcare professional. Emergency childbirths can happen at any place, at any time, and one can only hope that there will be someone around to make sure that both the mother and child endure the process safely.  Taking…

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Health and Safety Training: Safe Storage and Stacking

Health and safety training is critical for every business that has products that need to be stacked and stored. Employees who stack and store products face numerous risks which could result in injury, death, or damage to property. Empower your employees with the Emcare Safe Stacking and Storage course and read through our tips to keep your employees and your products safe.

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Participating in first aid training to help you succeed in your childcare-oriented career

Are you interested in pursuing a career that involves childcare or supervision? In many cases, these types of jobs are inaccessible should applicants have no formal first aid training or relative experience. A lack in the former can result in you being excluded from some worthwhile and rewarding job positions. But do not fear, at Emcare, we offer an extensive range of first aid training courses…

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Health and safety training course for working at heights

  There are a plethora of hands-on occupations that call for working at heights. In order to be an appealing applicant for any of these jobs, it is a great idea to have a health and safety training course for working with heights under the belt. The dangers of working with heights cannot be understated, which is why courses like this are of the utmost importance should you wish to practice…

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Emcare Fire Fighting Training: Top Fire Hazards in The Workplace

 A workplace fire can result in employee injury or death, damage to property, impaired business functioning, and extreme financial strain. The Emcare fire fighting training course can provide your employees with the knowledge and skills to identify fire hazards, prevent fires, and ensure safety during a workplace fire. Avoid and prevent workplace fires with our top ten fire hazard guide.    About…

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Emcare Safety Officer Course: Becoming a Safety Officer in South Africa

Most South African workplaces require a safety officer. Safety officers are one of the most important employees as they ensure that the workplace is a safe working environment for everyone on the premises. We have looked into the important aspects of being a safety officer in South Africa and demonstrated how the Emcare Safety Officer course is the ideal choice for those wanting to enter into this…

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Learn about confined space rescues with a firefighting course

Most firefighters will respond to several distress calls throughout their careers that will require a confined space rescue. This type of rescue can become quite complex, which is why taking part in a top-tier firefighting course and training program such as the one offered by us at Emcare is so important. Throughout your firefighting course as well as your early firefighting career, you will learn…

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Fire fighting training: Top Household Fire Hazards and Safety Tips

Household fires are truly devastating. They put your life, your family’s life, and your pet's life at risk of severe injury or death. Within a few minutes all your precious family heirlooms, photographs, and treasured items can be destroyed. After the fire, you are left without a home, no belongings, and financial hardship. Read through our guide on fire hazards at home and learn how to keep yourself…

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Learn about allergies and allergic reactions with first aid training

It is highly unlikely that you will go through life without meeting someone who suffers from a dangerous allergy, and most severe allergies are food related, insect bite related or to do with drugs. Often, without fast reactions and quick treatment, these allergic reactions can be life-threatening. At Emcare, we provide cutting-edge first aid training which addresses allergic…

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Emcare Health and Safety Training: What to Do in a Workplace Emergency

Workplace emergencies come in a variety of forms and can quickly put your employees and company at risk. Adequate understanding of the possible workplace emergencies you face alongside an effective emergency plan is critical for your business. Emcare health and safety training provides you and your employees with the knowledge and skills to be able to handle any emergency…

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10 important traits you need to succeed at fire fighting training and beyond

Fire fighting demands self-sacrifice, dedication and above all the desire to do some good in the world. It is a tough business, and in many senses, fire fighters need to possess a plethora of skills and characteristics if they wish to succeed in this highly demanding career path. But how do you know if you are suited to the occupation or a good candidate for fire fighting…

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Health and safety training about snakes

There are around 160 species of snakes in South Africa. Only 20 species are venomous and have the potential to dish out a deadly bite, and there are an estimated 10-12 deaths as a result of snakebites in South Africa each year. Dealing with snakes safely requires background knowledge and health and safety training awareness and capabilities. In just a few minutes of reading,…

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Fire fighting training: What is the sacrifice?

Civilians understand, somewhat, that fire fighting training is not easy and takes extreme determination and perseverance; but there are a few nitty-gritty details, about the real sacrifice that they will never understand. For many ordinary people, the first thig that comes to mind when they think of a firefighter or a firefighter in training is a big red fire truck, fireproof…

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Emcare: Your Trusted Health and Safety Training

28 April is World Health and Safety Day, a day formed by the International Labour Organisation to raise awareness for the importance of health and safety in the workplace. In every industry, workplace health and safety should be a top priority for your business and your employees. Emcare is your trustable go-to for health and safety training. Workplace Health and…

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Why do first aid training when looking for a job?

Those who practice in medical and emergency healthcare are not the only ones who need first aid training in order to qualify for a job position. There are several ways in which going taking part in first aid training can benefit you ( as well as those around you), and one of those reasons happens to be that the qualification looks good on your belt when you enter the job…

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The importance of teamwork in fire fighting training

Running headfirst into a burning building carrying a hose of rushing water, battling through layers of smoke to find a victim, and then carrying them out to medical services, is definitely not a one-man job. If you embark on fire fighting training at Emcare, a leading training academy offering a variety of qualifications, you will undergo extensive training and will learn…

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Health and safety training: How to become an OHS officer

If you have ever run a business, or have even worked in a busy office environment, you will be oh so familiar with the various office antics, disputes, relationships, slip-ups and accidents, and just how common these incidents can be. You will also recognise just how important it is to have someone in charge who can manage and oversee all things health and safety related…

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Fire fighting training: Your burning questions answered

Becoming a firefighter is one of the most noble and heroic professions that one could choose to embark on. Running head-first into burning buildings, saving civilians and putting out roaring flames does take some experience however, and firefighters go through immense fire fighting training before they are qualified to do these dangerous things, which you may have some questions…

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Health and safety training: Workplace behaviour

When you begin health and safety training at Emcare, one of the top training academies in South Africa, you will learn a lot about the workplace, the different structures in place at work, how these structures influence and impact staff, and also, workplace behaviour. Workplace behaviour is a tricky topic to navigate amongst your employees, but without any guidelines on…

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Head injuries in first aid training

When you begin first aid training at Emcare, a leading training academy in South Africa with a range of training courses available, you will also learn about head injuries, how they occur, and what possible treatment options are available. Head injuries are fairly common and have occurred both on and off the sports fields for centuries, but only in the last 20 years or so…

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The classes of fire and extinguishers in fire fighting training

Making the decision to embark on fire fighting training is a brave and rewarding one, where you will be joining a dutiful profession of saving lives. Because of the nature of the job, fire fighters have to undergo extensive training to ensure that they are able to effectively and efficiently fight fires as well as respond to emergencies. Emcare is one of South Africa’s top…

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Health and safety training: The top 10 injuries you will learn about

When you begin health and safety training at Emcare you will learn copious things, but you will also learn about occupational health and safety (and the Act) and the many workplace injuries that could occur. These injuries that could occur are not only harmful for the individual involved but are also considered to be violated standards of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, and in certain circumstances…

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Health and safety training: the policies

When you begin your health and safety training at Emcare, you will come to learn about the importance and relevance of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993, and how this applies to your business. Health and safety policies are a necessity for most businesses, but the bureaucracy and heavy terminology involved can make the whole process quite daunting. This guide…

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Frequently asked first aid training questions

Whether you’re embarking on first aid training as a compulsory requirement for your business or employment, or whether you’re doing it to become a more informed and competent human being, you may have a few questions. Emcare offers a variety of comprehensive first aid training courses, presented by fully qualified instructors who will ensure that your training is effective,…

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Fire fighting training: The Uniform And Equipment

Becoming a fire fighter is one of the most incredible ways to serve society and to ensure that your occupation is a meaningful one. Before you embark on fire fighting training, you may ponder what it entails, what is needed from you and how safe will you be, including the uniform and equipment, which you will learn all about from the trained professionals and proficient…

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