Emergency Response Team (ERT) and Mock Drill

Training program

Training program

About the course

An Emergency Response Team (ERT) is a group of people who prepare for and respond towards any emergency incident. Natural calamities and unnatural disasters could be fires, explosions, the release of potentially toxic chemicals, falls from height confined space incidents, acts of terrorism, etc. The ERT provides knowledge & awareness in building experience through an overview of emergency preparedness-related requirements. ERT will recognize effective evacuation procedures and ensure adequate control measures are in place. The team also helps organisations fulfill their obligations to meet the legal needs and Operational Control requirements of ISO 45001:2018.

your benefits

Upon completion of this course, participants will understand:

  • emergency situations
  • action plan required for ERT 
  • best practices demonstrated by the trainer
  • practices to prevent human life including injury and ill health  
  • practices to protect buildings, stock, and equipment

Course content / outline

  • Introduction to ERT  
  • Key terms and definitions
  • ERT - Overview 
  • Emergency and Disaster
  • What is Fire?
  • Fire Hazards
  • Fire and Smoke behaviour
  • Firefighting / Fire extinction
  • Fire classes
  • Fire equipment
  • First aid
  • Response during evacuation
  • Roll call methods
  • Rescue and moving victim
  • ERT formation
  • Roles and responsibility
  • Evacuation procedure
  • Evacuation drill
  • Fire mock drill with fire extinguisher and hydrant
  • Practical session
  • Observation of trainer on performance of participants
  • Q&A
  • Examination

who should attend?

  • Facility Staff / Emergency response team members
  • Health and Safety committee members
  • Contractors
  • Self-employed workers
  • Supervisors / Managers
  • Management professional and Consultants
  • Anyone interested in fire safety management

Training Duration

1 Day


Understanding of English (if language requirement is not addressed)

Understanding / Knowledge of emergency situations related to OHSMS.

Exam Details (Duration, Pattern)

  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Platform/Mode: Written or online


Qualified participants will receive certificate on “Emergency response team (ERT) and Mock drill”; others will receive certificate of participation.

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