Australian Standard AS 3745 – 2010 Planning for emergencies in facilities defines the Emergency Control Organisation as “a person or persons appointed by the emergency planning committee (EPC) to direct and control the implementation of the facility’s emergency response procedures”.
At a minimum, the Emergency Control Organisation is required to consist of a chief warden or equivalent. It is the responsibility of the emergency planning committee to determine the need to include other positions in the Emergency Control Organisationsuch as:
- Deputy chief warden
- Communications officer and deputy
- Floor /area wardens and deputies
- Wardens and deputies
- Others including runners, stair wardens, roll call wardens, traffic wardens, section wardens.
See AS 3745 – 2010 for more information.