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Does FireMed Have Accreditation?
In accordance with the General Safety Regulation Section 3 of the Occupational Health & Safety Act, employers must obtain the services of accredited training providers.
FireMed Consulting Pty Ltd holds the Department of Labour Certificate Number CI 522/3/12/1 and MerSETA Accreditation Number 17/QA/ACC/1475/18 and has applied to the Department of Higher Education to be registered as a private training college.
Why Use FireMed?
FireMed is proudly owned and managed by former and current professionals from Fire Departments, Emergency Medical Services and Occupational Health & Safety departments.
We are all experienced veterans and offer training, consultation related service based on “in the field, hands-on experience”.
We know first hand “what works” and “what doesn’t”.
FireMed will become the leading supplier of Training & Consulting within Southern Africa for all products and services relating to First Responders. We ensure to remain current and compliant, both within our own company and beyond into the community with the latest evidence-based research and skills, equipment and training methods.
Our services and products will ensure that we bring pride to the industry, empower first responders with a sense of competence and trust in their skills and equipment based on the Philosophy of “Train Hard- Work easy”.
FireMed will become a name and a brand synonymous for being built of skills, experience and ongoing professional development.
Providing Training, Consultancy and Equipment to serve and empower the Lowveld community to save lives, protect the environment and prevent or mitigate property damage from fire, accidents, man-made and natural disasters and unexpected illness.
We will bring a level of professionalism throughout the Southern African region that has not yet been offered to the community at large.
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Corona Virus impacting your Business?
On the 15th March 2020, President Cyril Ramaphosa, implemented the countries Disaster Act in respect of the Corona 2019 Pandemic. This has far reaching impacts to each and every business across South Africa. Many company owners and managers don’t know much about the CoVid-19 illness apart from what they have read on the internet and social media.
In response to the CoVid-19 outbreak, and in conjunction with the Occupational Safety and Health Act, Managers and Companies now have added accountabilities to train staff, implement additional Health and Safety Policies and take all reasonable measures to keep their staff and workplace free from hazards.
FireMed has developed a 2-3-hour workshop for staff and managers alike providing evidence-based training material coupled up with practical workplace solutions to the CoVid-19 effect on companies, businesses and individuals. Training alleviates fear and instills confidence.
Identify Potential Hazards & Critical Safety Issues In The Workplace
Demonstrate knowledge & understanding of relevant current occupational health and safety legislation.
FireMed Specialized Courses
- Gunshot Wounds & Explosive Course
- Bush-Med Course
- Bleed-Med Course
- Basic 4×4 Driving Techniques
Gunshot Wounds & Explosive Course
Gunshot Wounds & Explosive Course is presented in 4.5hours & is aimed at First Responders who can provide patients with the initial care with knowledge, skills and confidence.
FireMed has customized the Bush-Med Module to provide knowledge, skills and understanding to identify and seek care for the tropical, environmental and bites, stings and envenomation health risks.
First Aid training does not suitably address some of the medical challenges for persons spending frequent periods in the bush. (E.g. Malaria, Bilhazia & Cholera).
Evidence shows that a significant number of deaths is caused by severe uncontrolled bleeding after injury.
Evidence gathered over the last thirty years has indicated that many deaths due to severe bleeding may have been prevented with the right knowledge, equipment and skills in the field.
Completion of this short course can transform you from a witness to an effective First Responder.
Basic 4x4 Driving Techniques
This course covers theory and practical sessions, giving you the confidence and skill to drive your 4×4 vehicle off-road. It is ideal for novice drivers wanting to learn the capabilities, features and limitations of their vehicles.
Please Note: Participants need to provide their own registered and roadworthy four-wheel-drive vehicle for this experience.
Health & Safety Planning
At FireMed, we can assist you building effective HSE into your companies’ infrastructure.
Health & Safety Files
A Health and Safety File, otherwise known as a ‘Contractor Safety File’ is a record of information focusing on the management of health and safety on construction sites for contractors and sub-contractors.
Allow FireMed to visit your company, review your scope of work and identify where your risks lie.
Risk Control & Mitigation
Once your company’s risks are identified, we work with you to find effective solutions to control and mitigate the risk.
Emergency Response Planning
When incidents and accidents occur, an effective plan needs to be activated. This plan streamlines your company’s response and thereby control and mitigate the effects.
Integrated Management System
Integrated Management System (IMS) integrates ISO18001 & ISO 14000 and other applicable regulations into streamlined, effective management systems.
If you are organizing or hosting an event, the chances are that your obligations fall under the relevant SANBS standard detailing the relevant Health and Safety Requirements you are required to implement.