Francis Geffrey Chitsulo

Francis Geffrey Chitsulo

Fire Marshall at United Nations
Lives in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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About me

I am a detail-oriented professional who specializes in overseeing general Fire safety in compliance and enforcement, My knowledge and expertise positions are valuably contribution to any other organization world wide. With my proven ability to effectively coordinate safety inspections and audits is complemented by a steadfast commitment to achieving comprehensive employee training and knowledge while minimizing injuries and safety violations. With my range of skills in facility audits, investigations, and safety analyses, I excel at sustaining accident- and hazard-free environments and training and motivating staff to ensure optimal regulatory compliance.
Some of my career accomplishments:
Successfully monitoring and preventing workplace safety incidents through routine and comprehensive inspections and training programs.
Holding full responsibility for immediate responses to crises and critical incidents such as medical issues, security threats, conduct violations, and legal infractions.
Developing and implementing a safety incentive program to reward adherence to safety goals.
Maintaining a deep understanding of federal, state, and local regulations to ensure thorough facility and staff compliance.
Leveraging outstanding communication and collaboration skills to successfully maintain facilities and lead highly efficient and productive teams.

Experience

8 years and 4 months

  • Fire Marshall

    United Nations - Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Security
    November 2014 - November 2018 · 4 years and 1 month

    Maintain workable liaison with other Fire safety officers. Provision of practical fire suppression and rescue services during all emergencies and standby duties. Performing Emergency Crash & Rescue (ECR) operations. Assist in the implementation of Emergency Plan. Implementation of AERP and safety plan and emergency evacuation at the Airport in cases of Fire Dedicated time for capacity development through coaching, mentoring and formal and on-the-job training. Conducting regular trainings and periodic checks on Fire extinguishers and all emergency rescue equipment at the station. Responding to fuel spills and handling hazardous materials. Perform search operation for the aircraft and rescue the people on board. Maintain data for filing, e.g. incident/accident reports, runway inspection reports, Vehicle maintenance reports and uniform distribution reports mission wide.

  • Firefighter & Equipment Operator

    Martin Lockheed - Kamina, Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Security
    March 2013 - August 2014 · 1 year and 7 months

     Assist in the evacuation of people in life-threatening situations during airport incident or accident using mobile Fire Engine vehicles and watercraft.  Fight fires using a range of equipment, such as hoses, foam branches and monitors.  Administer first aid to the injured both during aircraft accident or incident and overall Airport.  Protect property endangered by fires at the Airport.  Protect the environment (as necessary) in an emergency situation  Participate in organised drills for fire control and rescue work  Conduct fire safety inspections and inspect fire alarm boards  Test and maintain fire vehicles and other equipment  Operate the Fire Control Centre at airports  Observe aircraft arrivals and departures  Undertake revenue earning and special services as required.

  • Fire Fighter

    Malawi Department of Civil Aviation - Lilongwe, Malawi

    Security
    June 2010 - February 2013 · 2 years and 9 months

    • Respond to Structure Fires • Respond to Hazardous Materials Incidents • Respond to Bushfires • Respond to Chemical, Biological and Radiological Incidents • Respond to Vehicle Fires • Assess Fire Engineered Building Solutions • Undertake Motor Vehicle Accident Rescue • Ensure Fire Safety Compliance in Buildings • Undertake Confined Space Rescue • Conduct Fire Hazard Inspections • Undertake Trench Rescue • Provide Community Education • Respond to Building Collapses • Provide Emergency Medical Assistance • Undertake Animal Rescues • Coordinate Community Fire Units • Conduct Fire Investigations • Conduct Community Events Planning • Provide Storm Damage Assistance • Conduct Community Safety Planning • Respond to Automatic Fire Alarms • Provide Communications Support to Emergency Agencies • Assistance at Community events and organizations

Education

  • Fire Engineering Science

    Kaplan University - Iowa City, IA, United States

    September 2014 - October 2017

    Evaluating industry standard administrative techniques as they relate to organizational management in fire service settings. Synthesizing community risk reduction methods related to the fire service. Analyzing cultural human behavior that can affect fire science organizations. Analyzing various principles of fire chemistry and fire dynamics and their impacts on emergency situations.

  • Fire Fighter Certificate

    Malawi School of Aviation - Lilongwe, Malawi

    June 2010 - August 2011

  • High School Diploma

    Saint Paul’s Seminary - Lilongwe, Malawi

    January 2001 - November 2004

Languages

1 language

  • English

    Full professional

Personal information

Nationalities

  • Malawian

Skills

10 skills

  • CCTV Operator
  • Computer skill
  • Fire Fighting
  • Fire Marshal
  • Fire Prevention
  • Fire Safety
  • Fire & safety training
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Safety and Security
  • Security Operations
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