Fiji Times Logo

Fiji Time: 6:26 PM on Thursday 24 July

/ Front page / News

Emergency drill for resort

Shayal Devi
Tuesday, January 28, 2014

KEEPING in mind the safety and security of guests and colleagues, Shangri-La's Fijian Resort held an emergency response drill on Friday.

And resort general manager Michael Monks said as a company, they have placed utmost importance on safety for all guests and colleagues.

"We have a fully trained emergency response team who were recently recertified in advanced first aid techniques," Mr Monks said.

"The drill we carried out was critical in that it was a full dress rehearsal for us as well as the local authorities. It is part of our ongoing efforts to ensure the safety and security of our guests and all our colleagues."

He said seven members of the resort's emergency response team were involved in the emergency drill, with the Sigatoka police, National Fire Authority and emergency paramedics also present.

"This is the first time for us to carry out this drill in 2014. We also carry out regular testing on our fire alarm system on a monthly basis."


Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Warning for teachers
  2. Spotlight on mums
  3. Groenewald: Brutality video under investigation
  4. Indiana Bollywood to entertain crowd on Indian night
  5. Sevens schedule revealed
  6. Doubts cleared
  7. A unique singing style at awards
  8. Excitement builds for semi-finals
  9. School remembers founder, celebrates principles
  10. Star talent

Top Stories this Week

  1. REVEALED Preachers, cops pay for sex Friday (18 Jul)
  2. Railway soldiers Monday (21 Jul)
  3. Friends, quick cash the lure into prostitution Friday (18 Jul)
  4. Playing 'enemy' Tuesday (22 Jul)
  5. No 'free education', says party Wednesday (23 Jul)
  6. 911 let-down for homeowner Monday (21 Jul)
  7. Police find tyres Monday (21 Jul)
  8. Calls for support Tuesday (22 Jul)
  9. $24,000 payout a lifeline for family Tuesday (22 Jul)
  10. $70m plan Wednesday (23 Jul)