Tuesday 21 September 2010
RFBAQ needs your Volunteer input to take to Kedron
The Association in mid July called on Volunteers to provide input for additions and modifications to both PPE and equipment.
The responses you supplied were collated and presented to the RFBAQ General Meeting held in Townsville in September. From these responses, the Association will carry forward your equipment related needs as a Rural Fire Brigade Volunteer, to Rural Operations in Kedron for amendment or change.
In furtherance to this, the Association in Townsville voted for the re-instatement of 5 working committees and we are now calling for your input into the below areas:
- Safety & Welfare
- Fire Warden
- Operations Doctrine
- Equipment (incl. appliances, PPE & PPC)
The Representative of the RFBAQ will meet with Rural Operations management on the 20th of November to present the required change, collated from the findings of the 5 committees for actioning;
Previously, committee participants were drawn from the RFBAQ and RFS staff that worked on vehicle design, safety and welfare, as well as Operations Doctrine and Training. The committee system that had operated well was disbanded by Rural Operations over 7 years ago.
The Association is requiring the reestablishment of these committees.
The initial period for comment and suggestion will run until the last week in October 2010, to enable collation and additional follow up prior to the meeting.
All comments and suggestions are to be directed to;
P: 07 5480 1351
F: 07 5481 1911
101A Mary Street, Gympie Q 4570
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