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PUAWER001B Identify, prevent & report potential workplace emergency situations

Information about the course:

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.

Target audience:

Existing workers in any industry may benefit from this training as it is not industry specific.

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites for this unit.

Award issued:

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment for:

  • PUAWER001B Identify, prevent and report potential workplace emergency situations

Course duration:

  • Full course: 3 hours face-to-face training

Pre course study options:

There are no pre course study requirements for this course.

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All students will be required to show proof of identification at the commencement of the course.

(PUAWER001B) What skills and knowledge will I get from this course?

 

Required Skills

  • communicate effectively according to workplace procedures and accepted safe practices
  • identify hazards in the workplace that reduce the effectiveness of emergency protection systems, emergency control equipment and evacuation systems
  • monitor the work area to identify new and emerging risks on an on-going basis

Required Knowledge

  • basic types, principles of operation and limitations of emergency protection systems and emergency control equipment typically installed in the workplace
  • hazards in the workplace that reduce the effectiveness of emergency protection systems and emergency control equipment
  • procedures for identifying, minimising or preventing, correcting and reporting situations within the organisation that may lead to workplace emergencies
  • safe practices applicable to the workplace that help to prevent emergencies
  • situations in the workplace that may lead to emergencies
  • situations that may make emergency protection systems and emergency control equipment inoperable

 

(PUAWER001B) How will I be assessed for this course?

The following assessment tasks are required for this course:

  • Theory Questions consisting of multiple choice and short answer questions
  • Performance Tasks
  • Simulated Practical Scenarios

 

(PUAWER001B) Where can I access a copy of the training package?

 You can access a copy of the training package here