30th Jan 2015 / 04:44 pmThe next batch of the Fire Safety Manager (FSM) Course will be conducted from 13 April to 29 May 2015 at the Civil Defence Academy (CDA) and the total capacity for this batch is 120 seats. As the registration system for the FSM Course is being revamped, interested applicants are required to download the application form and email to CDA once the application period is opened. Further details about...
27th Oct 2014 / 03:00 pm
The 62nd Fire Safety Manager (FSM) Course Exam Results have been released. Please click here to view results.
25th Sep 2014 / 11:41 am
The Building and Construction Authority (BCA) is mandating the use of the Structural Eurocodes (SS EN) to replace the British Standards (BS) as the design standard for structural plan submission with effect from 1 Apr 2015. With the switchover to Eurocodes in Apr 2015, the relevant Qualified Persons (QPs) need to be trained on the aspect of structural fire design.
To prepare them...
(1) The security team shall handle fire alarm activation in pairs according to organisational procedures.
(2) Upon hearing the fire alarm, security officers shall ascertain the location of the fire from the main fire alarm panel and use the fire lift to go to two storeys below the “fire” floor and proceed cautiously to the “fire” floor via staircase to...
As part of its yearly stepped-up enforcement checks, officers from SCDF’s Central Enforcement Department conducted checks at public entertainment outlets and shopping centres at Bugis, Sengkang, and Chinatown yesterday night, 12th December 2014.
Some of the fire safety violations detected were non-functioning exit lights, obstruction to common passageways and exit doors, and...
SCDF was alerted at about 1:40am.
Upon arrival within 5 minutes, thick black smoke was coming out of the unit. SCDF
fire fighters entered the unit with two water jets. The fire was located in the centre of the unit and was extinguished within 30 minutes.
While conducting search of the unit, the fire fighters found 3 persons unconsciousness in one of the rooms...
The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) has deployed two more officers to the Philippines. The officers, who were also deployed to the Philippines (Tacloban City) during last year’s Typhoon Haiyan, departed Changi International Airport this evening.
Under the auspices of the United Nations (UN) Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, the SCDF officers will be...
The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) has deployed an officer to the Philippines ahead of Typhoon Hagupit’s landfall. The SCDF officer is expected to be in the Philippines for about 2 weeks.
Under the auspices of the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance (AHA Centre), the SCDF officer will be part of a 6-man ASEAN- Emergency Response and Assessment Team (ERAT...
To: Bukit Batok Fire StationThe feedback from the crowd was good and they were impressed with the team's responsiveness and deep knowledge of their fire fighting equipment. The SCDF personnel were also very engaging where they invited the participants to try out the various fire fighting equipments and also answered their questions and queries. SAFAC expresses their deepest appreciation and thank SSG Qadir and his crew for the good show.Regards,
LTA Wu Jian Wei
GSAB Rifle Range Road Camp 1Posted on 16 January 2015
You may be required to observe In-place protection (IPP) when hazardous substances are released into environment intentionally or otherwise. IPP serves to minimise the infiltration of hazardous materials into your home, school or workplace. If you are outdoors when a hazardous substance is released, seek shelter and perform IPP immediately.
Be there at the Singapore-Global Firefighters & Paramedics Challenge 2014.
- Witness the Elite Global Rescue Competition
- Take part in full-filled activities
- Walk away with a limited edition SCDF Ambulance replica
To find out more, please visit www.sgfpc.org
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As part of the preparation for the opening of the Marina Coastal Expressway, a joint emergency exercise was conducted this morning by the Land Transport Authority together with the Singapore Civil Defence Force and Singapore Police Force to test the operational readiness of the various public agencies during an emergency in the tunnel.
The joint exercise also aims to improve the...