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Canberra & ACT Emergency Management Services

Emergencies in the workplace are no joke. Ensuring you, your staff and your facility are prepared for any kind of emergency through plans, training and management is absolutely essential. In fact implementing an Emergency Management plan is a legal requirement for workplaces in Canberra and the ACT.

Workplace Emergency Management offers personalised service to our customers nation-wide. Our team is dedicated to increasing workplace safety and preparedness for emergencies across the country. With full time trainers and consultants located in the Canberra and ACT region, we are across the latest news and information when it comes to emergency management regulations, training and workplace requirements state-wide.

Working with Workplace Emergency Management means you will be receiving personalised service from our team. Think of Workplace Emergency Management as an extension to your workforce. Enjoy one point of contact, with a consultant who will take the time to understand your business, your team and your workplace emergency requirements.

Canberra/ACT Legislation

WHS Act 2011 and WHS Regulation 2011

In Canberra and the ACT, workplaces are required to meet compliance regulations under the Work Health & Safety Act 2011 and the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011. 

The Work Health and Safety ACT 2011 outlines the legal obligations and responsibilities for the PCBU (persons conducting business or undertaking). The Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 provides further detail in complement to the WHS Act 2011, setting out the legal obligations for the workplace, with specific areas or hazards in the workplace. 

 Under Work Health Safety Regulations 2011, Regulation 43, it is legally binding that a PCBU shall have an Emergency plan that provides outline of the following:

Emergency procedures

Effective response to an emergency

Evacuation procedures

Notifying Emergency Services

Medical treatment and assistance and effective communication

Testing the procedures and information

Training and instruction to the workers to implement the procedures

Australian Standard 3745

The main Australian Standard for managing emergencies is the Australian Standard 3745 Planning for Emergencies in Facilities (AS3745). 

AS3745 sets the minimum standard and technical guidance for managing emergencies at a facility. It outlines in detail the minimum requirements for establishing an Emergency Plan, which should include:

Evacuation Diagrams

Emergency Response Procedures

Emergency Control Organisation


It’s a lot of information to take in and implement!

That’s where we come in.

Workplace Emergency Management are your outsourced WHS and Emergency Management team.

Our team of trainers, consultants and specialists have years of experience and knowledge in the areas of emergency management. We’ve done the research, absorbed the legal requirements and executed nationally recognised training so that you don’t have to worry about a thing.

Our scope of services aim to assist businesses in Canberra and the ACT with all areas of their Emergency Management compliance requirements.

We have a full time team based in the Canberra/ACT region who can help you with:

Our services are tailored to your business’ needs, layout, workforce and specific requirements. 

What’s more? We take care of all your documentation and records, so you don’t have to.


Are you ready for peace of mind that your workforce is as safe and prepared as possible? 

Do you feel like you need to take Emergency Management off your plate, and hand it over to a team of professionals so you can spend more time focusing on other business?

With a dedicated team of staff ready to help you meet compliance requirements and improve the overall safety of your workplace, all you need to do is get in touch.