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MD Message March 2017

MD Message March 2017

Let me wish all the provinces facing winter fire seasons all the best with their fire season preparations and Yellow Card Training Camps. Over the past 14 years, Working on Fire has established itself as a professional and disciplined organisation in the field of...

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FireSafe workshop for emerging farmers

FireSafe workshop for emerging farmers

Mpumalanga Community Fire Awareness Training Officer Mbuso Siwela conducted a FireSafe workshop with a group of emerging farmers from the Sheepmoor community in Ermelo focusing on fire prevention and fire mitigation. “The purpose of the workshop was to educate the...

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New recruit closer to her dreams

New recruit closer to her dreams

Twenty-five-year-old Molebogeng Pelele is a successful candidate who is now at Molopo Base in the North West. Pelele matriculated seven years ago and then did a six-month learnership in disaster management with the fire brigade. That’s when her interest in...

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Participant uses stipend to complete his studies

Participant uses stipend to complete his studies

Thato Gabaya is a North West Working on Fire participant from Dithakong village in Kuruman, Nor thern Cape. Gabaya matriculated in 2010 but could not study further due to financial problems. “September 2011, that’s when my life changed for the better after I joined...

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Safety Camp for KZN High Altitude Teams

Safety Camp for KZN High Altitude Teams

All High Altitude Teams (HAT ) in the province recently had their first Team-building Rope Access Safety Camp at Monks Cowl. KZN HAT’s Regional Manager Henry Nene says, “The aim of the camp was to inspire teams working from bases to refresh safety standards during...

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Participants complete rope access training course

Participants complete rope access training course

The KwaZulu-Natal High Altitude Team (HAT ) held its rope access training from 20 February to 3 March 2017 at Shongweni Dam in Durban. Training was conducted by the High Angle Rope Access Training Company. This training must be refreshed every two years to cover any...

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