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Dean Hawkins
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  • Cairns, Brinsmead glen, Queensland
  • Australia
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Lives in:
32 Barclay rd, Brinsmead, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Risk and Emergency
Director, Senior Fire Commander
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Industrial fire department
Professional Qualifications:
associate degree x 2
diplomas x 3
cert IV x 3
cert III x 2
cert II
Topics you provide training for:
fire and rescue response
fire management
Areas of expertise:
Fire and Rescue, Urban, Aviation and Industrial
Safety Management Systems
Dean Hawkins - Risk and Emergency
Fire, Rescue, Medical, Training, Drone Operations & Security - Rail, Mining, Resource Industry, Author, Key Note Speaker

"I am the firefighter, in who the old ways have joined the new." DS Hawkins

We teach, mentor and train in more than just firefighting.... we are the go to guys for all things risk, emergency and training.
We live our motto, "Skills are learnt & must be practiced"
We are dedicated to using innovation, technology and flexibility to provide the best value in "customer tailored" service to meet standards and quality. We are committed to building pride and ownership in our client’s staff through skill, knowledge and ability; they will understand the need for core values and `old school` pride in what they do, and how they do it
We Work For you!

R&E is a strategic risk and emergency management company specialising in safety management systems, risk assessment, airport operations and systems and emergency response of companies and services.
Through applied experience we also specialise in developing and applying solutions to training, personnel development and processes of an organisation’s staff and assets in preparation to standards.

We travel the world to get the job done!

We bring fresh ideas into the enterprise, as well as reliable, informed and real understandings of what the competition is doing well and what they are doing badly
Being surrounded by the right people is critical any time you’re building an organization in which the culture of the company makes a difference in the final product you’re selling. It is essential to be hiring the type of people that specifically understand the industry, the culture and values of your company.

R&E takes responsibility to provide them the best of service, the best of industry and cultural understanding, and the best articulation of their particular brand value, we try to understand your CEO’s vision, this at times means the difference between winning and losing.

This principle, brands that your business leads the industry, therefore more successful than those that follow it
Sound Training creates a Sound Future
Drone operators and Drone Training Provided
September 2016 - Present
Drone Training for CASA UAV Controller’s Certificates.
The only UAV flight school in Far North Queensland
All staff at Drone Controller staff at Risk & Emergency are current, licensed pilots and instructors as well as
certified UAV controllers.
At Risk & Emergency we pride ourselves on the product we deliver — which is professional, industry
standard training and consulting packages tailored to your needs.
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Dean Hawkins's Blog

Fit for Purpose – `hose selection makes or breaks the job`

Fit for Purpose – `hose selection makes or breaks the job`


On-Scene Arrival

Achieving successful outcomes when putting out a `fully involved fire` or `working fire` at a building fire, relies exponentially on sound and timely decisions and actions of the first-arriving vehicles crew.

In the firefighters world (size up, prioritising and tasking), the first five to ten minutes represents…


Posted on August 28, 2018 at 5:12pm

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