(eg Alcohols, Acrylates, Solvents etc)
Shelter-in-Place: Community Emergency Response Information
On 21 August 2011, on the 20th anniversary of the Coode Island fire, the Emergency Services held a launch of their Shelter-in-place program at Coode Island. Brochures and other information on Shelter-in-place can be found on the MFB web site at http://www.mfb.vic.gov.au/News/Publications/Reports/Shelter-in-Place-decision-making.html
The brochures set out three steps to take in a chemical emergency or large fire. These are:
Theo Pykoulas from Maribyrnong City Council further advised the committee of a proposed web site on which MFB will list emergency warnings, and which will have a facility for individuals to subscribe to a free email advice on new emergency warnings. Companies and Councils will also be able to have links to the web site, where they can provide further safety information.
Next meeting of the CICCC
The next meeting of the CICCC will be held on Thursday 8 December 2011 at the Maribyrnong Town Hall on the corner of Hyde and Napier Streets, Footscray at 6.30 pm. Any interested member of the community is welcome to attend the CICCC meetings. The Fire Services Commissioner, Craig Lapsley, will make a presentation to the meeting and take questions.
Robin Saunders, Chair CICCC, 30 September 2011 CICCC web site: http://www.ciccc.org hide this