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Confined small workplace emergencies

PUAWER008B (Fire Extinguisher use)



This unit covers the competency required to confine small workplace emergencies.Small workplace emergencies may include such incidents as a small fire that can be controlled using a nearby fire extinguisher; or a chemical spill that can be controlled using workplace personal protective clothing and equipment, and a small spill kit; or a workplace vehicle accident where there is no significant injury or damage.


Respond to Workplace Emergencies

PUAWER004B


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide preparation for an emergency situation, report potential and real emergencies, respond and evacuate from a work area. This unit covers the competency required to recognise emergencies in the workplace, to report emergencies and to take appropriate action.

Lead an emergency control organisation

PUAWER006B




This unit covers the competency required to make decisions about people's safety during a workplace emergency and to give instructions on the priority order for responding to the emergency incident area.

This unit has been developed to cover the broad range of emergencies and workplaces as considered in Australian Standard 3745-2010.

Identify, prevent & report potential workplace emergency situations

PUAWER001B


This unit covers the competency required to identify and prevent the development of workplace emergency situations, or to minimise their consequences, and to report if emergency protection systems, emergency control equipment and evacuation systems are compromised.


Manage an emergency control organisation

PUAWER007B



This unit covers the competency required to manage or to operate as part of the management of an emergency control organisation.

This unit has been developed to cover the broad range of emergencies and workplaces as considered in Australian Standard 3745-2010.

This unit applies to employees in the workplace within all industries and in all contexts.

The application of this unit includes all employees in the workplace who have a functional management role in the emergency control organisation. This expectation will be included in appropriate position descriptions and duty statements. The unit may also be used for planning for future operations in the workplace.

People who undertake this work would generally be members of an emergency planning committee.

The knowledge and skills gained through the completion of this unit may be applied by employees across all industries.