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MD Message June 2018

MD Message June 2018

This month, we commemorated the first anniversary of the Knysna fires of June 2017, which became the biggest single disaster that a local municipality in South Africa ever had to incur. We joined thousands of people throughout South Africa, and more in particular the...

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MD Message May 2018

MD Message May 2018

Upon my return to Working on Fire in May 2017, members of the Executive Committee and I engaged with participants and management. We observed at that time that we were not providing the kind of working environment for our participants as we had in the past, which put...

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Firefighters sharpen skills at camp

Firefighters sharpen skills at camp

Working on Fire Western Cape has been hard at work preparing its participants for the 2017/18 veld fire season. “With an overall 90% pass rate received at our annual Yellow Card Training, I am confident that we are ready for the coming fire season. Over the...

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Workshops conducted to improve teamwork

Workshops conducted to improve teamwork

The Social Development Practitioner in Mpumalanga, Condrick Mukhudwani, recently visited the Loskop and Sterkspruit teams to conduct workshops focusing on the importance of maintaining good and healthy interpersonal relationships in the workplace. According to...

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HAT participants graduate as Crew Leaders

HAT participants graduate as Crew Leaders

Thirteen High Altitude Team (HAT ) participants successfully completed the 26-day Crew Leadership Training programme at the Nelspruit Training Academy on 27 September 2017. Based in the Western Cape, Mpumalanga, Limpopo and the Eastern Cape, the newly appointed Crew...

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