Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Management Student: Workshop on Disaster Management - Dr. Shweta Sharma


Indian Institute of Learning and Advanced Development (INLEAD) in association with Safety Circle organized a First Aid and Life Support workshop for CorporateAdministration and Facility Management & Hospitality Operation Management students on 25th June 2012 at INLEAD Campus in Gurgaon. Workshop was conducted by Dr. Shweta Sharma, a certified instructor from National Safety Council, USA. Dr. Shweta Sharma had trained almost 15,000 people as of now and she had given workshops in some of the well-known organizations like Tata, Mitsibushi Motors, Vodafone, Ericsson, BPCL, HPCL, GAIL and Bina Refinery. Her area of expertise includes Emergency Response and Care, First Aid, Stress Management, Ergonomics and Postures.

The major purpose for such workshops is to prepare the students in case they encounter any natural or industry disaster like fire, flood, chemical spills, stampede or accidents. Workshop basically intends to familiarize the students with meaning, factors, significance, causes and effects of disasters.Workshop was largely about practical situations wherein topics like emergency action plan, basic life support, chocking, shock, sudden illness, bleeding and wound care, burns, serious injuries, poisoning, muscle injury, moving & rescuing the victim and stature drill was covered. It specifically highlights the essentials of disaster preparedness.

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