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Fire Safety: organisational and individual perspectives

2 October 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Presented by the South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service, Community Education Section

The topics covered in the presentation may include:

  • Cooking and BBQ’s
  • Heating
  • Electricity and electrical appliances
  • Candles, oil burners and incense
  • Smoking
  • Chemicals
  • Smoke alarms
  • Fire blankets
  • Extinguishers
  • Home Fire Escape Plans

Highly recommended for all CHSP funded CALD organisations and Community Groups.

For more information about this training, please contact the MAC Office on 08 8241 9900

The South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS)

The South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS) is the primary provider of structural firefighting services to the State of South Australia, and was established in 1862. The MFS is a fully professional organisation, recognised for excellence of service provision and employs more than 1,000 staff across 36 stations (20 metropolitan and 16 regional) in South Australia.

The South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS) is responsible for the protection of the South Australian community from the effects of fire, chemical incidents and other emergencies. The MFS maintains a trained professional workforce that includes 782 full-time and 260 retained firefighters and 48 non-operational management and support staff.

Their organisation invests considerable resources in identifying risks to the community, fostering behaviours that increase community preparedness and ensuring South Australian buildings are safe places to live and work. This work includes that of the Community Education Section.

The Community Education Section (CES) aims to help make South Australian communities a safer place to live and work by fostering safer behaviours that reduce community loss. The CES raises public awareness of fire and life safety as well as targeted education programs such as road safety and the challenges of risky behaviours. Key safety messages are promoted using both large media campaigns and more targeted educational approaches.

Education Officers provide an ongoing service to community groups and schools, speaking and working with them at a local level to increase knowledge and understanding of Home Fire and Life Safety.

Education Officers also deliver customised programs for identified target groups and are also involved in a variety of community events.


Bookings: Must be made prior to the workshop online. (Please note no telephone bookings will be accepted.)

Course cancellations: Multicultural Aged Care reserves the right to cancel events if sufficient numbers are not achieved. In the case of a cancellation by Multicultural Aged Care all registration fees will be refunded in full.

Registration transfer or cancellation: Notification of cancellation or transfer of registration must be provided in writing either by fax 8352 1266 or email registration@mac.org.au. No refund is available for any cancellations/transfers received 48 hours or less prior to the start date or for non-attendance. A substitute delegate or a credit transfer is welcome. Please notify Multicultural Aged Care in writing of any substitution or credit transfer as soon as possible.

DISCLAIMER: The advice and views of speakers and the content of presentations are entirely and exclusively the views of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of Multicultural Aged Care Inc. Multicultural Aged Care Inc. disclaims all liability in relation to actions taken in response to information presented by speakers.


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2 October 2018
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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94 Henley Beach Road
Mile End, SA 5031 Australia
08 8241 9900


Multicultural Aged Care
08 8241 9900