Stay Safe Week: Safety and Security Training for NGO Staff (SSW 2012)
|Event Date/Time: May 14, 2012||End Date/Time: May 17, 2012|
Experts and trainers of HDFFâ€™s Human Development Training Center (HDTC) are aware of these differing demands, as some security and program management are looking to improve certain problem areas, while others want the opportunity to refresh their knowledge. In order to meet this need, HDFF has designed a â€œSST-Weekâ€ consisting of four separate â€œone-day-eventsâ€ on key safety and security issues relevant to NGO personnel.
HDFF is encouraging you to pick and choose your own schedule based on your individual interests and needs.
Who should attend?
â€¢ Safety and Security related NGO personnel
â€¢ General NGO personnel
â€¢ NGO HR and administrative personnel
What is included in the separate programs?
Monday 14 May 2012 â€“ Leadership in Crisis: Security Risk Assessment: Are you able to conduct a basic safety and security assessment for NGO programs and locations? In this session you will learn to identify risks and threats to your personnel and organization. The aim is for participants to adopt basic risk assessment techniques which allow everyone to identify fast and efficient risks and conduct a threat analysis for daily work.
Tuesday 15 May 2012 â€“ First Aid at the Office and in the Field This workshop will include the latest guidelines for CPR & First Aid. Program contents include: 1) How & when to activate the local EMS including â€œScene Safety Assessmentâ€ 2) Barrier use for lay person rescuers 3) Primary assessment & recovery position 4) One person rescuer Adult Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) 5) Primary Care Skills â€“ conscious choking skills, bleeding injury management, shock management, spinal injury management
HDFF may additionally offer a Severe Bleeding Injury (internal & external) workshop which will include: Causes- accidents, injuries, medications and illnesses symptoms; Blood discharge (wounds, mouth, ears) & bruising; Treatment- Emergency First Aid for Severe Bleeding & Trauma; Professional Consultation; Reasons to consult Medical Professionals; What to Avoid â€“ General guidelines for the treatment of severe injuries and traumas,
Wednesday 16 May 2012 â€“ Evacuation Planning and Fire Fighting
Worldwide security incidents related to political unrest are often closely connected to fire, resulting in injuries and/or loss of life for NGO personnel. In case of political turmoil or safety incidents like big fires, do you know how to evacuate your staff? Have you ever drafted an evacuation plan? For small fires, do you know how to use a fire extinguisher? This exercise is designed to teach evacuation planning and a practical hands-on fire extinguisher drill.
Thursday 17 May 2012 â€“ Incident Management/ Incident reporting & Communication in Crisis Internal reporting and external communication are key elements of NGO personnelâ€™s work; but do you know how to report a safety/ security incident properly? Do you know how make a short statement to the press in a crisis? Practical exercises and simple guidelines will help NGO personnel to handle these challenges appropriately.
All sessions will be facilitated by a combination of HDFF trainers, as well as key professionals in the security and humanitarian sector. Participants are welcome to attend as many sessions as they like, reflecting their own individual or organizational needs.