LEAD AN EMERGENCY CONTROL ORGANISATION
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.
This unit applies to employees in the workplace within all industries and in all contexts.
This unit places responsibility on individual employees who are delegated responsibility as part of an emergency control organisation to lead in the preparation of workplace emergency procedures; command, control and coordinate workplace emergency procedures and response; and conclude the incident.
People who undertake this work may act as the primary liaison with emergency services after their arrival.
The knowledge and skills gained through the completion of this unit may be applied by employees across all industries.