Event Details

Occupational Safety and Health Technical Visit - Fire Boat Operation and its Safety Features

Date: 27 February 2010 (Saturday)
Time: 09:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Venue: HKFSD Fire Boat Pier
Assemly: Exit E5, at Sheung Wan MTRC Station, . (Vicwood Plaza – 1/F pedestrian foot bridge towards Rumsey Street Muti-storey Carpark on the left, Fireboat Peir is on your right)
Organizer(s): IOSH (HK)
Supporter(s): Central Fireboat Fire Station, Fire Services Department, HKSAR
Language: Cantonese
Contact Person: Amy Tsoi
Contact Email: mailbox@ioshhongkong.com
Contact Tel: 2690 3899
CPD: 2
Content: Participants can take this opportunity to see the operation of fireboats of Marine Division, Hong Kong Fire Services Department. The visit covers the mode of rescue operation, the coordination among other government departments during maritime incident. The technical visit will focus on Fireboat No.1, to view (a) the navigation equipment and fire fighting canon control console at the Wheel House; (b); to understand the operation of speedboat on board for swift water rescue at the upper Deck; and (c) to visit the moon pool together with diving cage and decompression chamber for deep water diving operations at the weather deck. In addition to the introduction of those routine operations, the visit will enable all participants to have an in-depth understanding of the occupational safety features in the operations, by means of physical demonstration and exchange of views.
Remarks: 1. This technical visit is not covered by insurance policy held by IOSH (HK). Participated members may consider arranging their own insurance coverage for the visit when appropriate. 2. If tropical cyclone warning signal No. 3 or above/ rainstorm Red or Black warning is stilling hoisting at 8:00am on the date of visit, the visit will be cancelled.

Registrations Details:

The online registration starts at 2010-01-27 and end at 2010-02-20. Please register during the above period.