THE FACULTY OF HEALTH UDINUS PROVIDES ITS STUDENTS WITH FIREFIGHTING TRAINING
People had to be aware in emergency situations, especially in a fire situation. Faculty of Public Health (FKes) Dian Nuswantoro University (Udinus) gave its students firefighting Training on Saturday 6th of January 2017. The training was a routine activity, held every year by FKes Udinus.
"Students who take general basic subjects of Health and Safety (K3) are required to follow this activity. In addition to provides how to handle things in fire situation, this activity is also required a good teamwork, "said The Chairman of Udinus’ Public Health Study Program, Dr. MG. Chess Yuantari, SKM, M.Kes.
180 participants from Public Health Study Program participated in the training. The training was started by giving students materials from Semarang City Fire Department at the hall of E building Udinus. The materials given were the types of Fire Extinguishers (APAR), the acknowledgement of fire definition, how to extinguish the fire, and how to evacuate from a fire disaster.
"Students can apply these fire-fighting skills if there is a fire situation around them. After this training, they will get a certificate from the Semarang City Fire Department, as well as it can be used as a requirements to take the Final Project, "added Yuantari.
After being given a material at E Building, 3rd floor, the participants practiced it. 1 unit of fire truck had been prepared by Fire Department of Semarang City along with all the requirement. Starting from the fire extinguish training using traditional extinguishers such as wet sack, until using Fire Extinguishers. In addition, students were also given the opportunity to try the system usage of fire truck. "The Fire Training which is regularly held by faculty of health Udinus is one of the ways to raise the awareness of fire hazardous as well as to make them understand the procedures of how to handle fire situation, "explains the Head of Public Relation Udinus, Agus Triyono, MSi. (* PR / ning)