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PUAWER008B Confine small workplace emergencies (Fire Extinguisher use)

Information about the course:

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.

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:

  • PUAWER008B Confine Small Workplace Emergencies

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.

(PUAWER008B) What skills and knowledge will I get from this course?

 

Required Skills

  • communicate in an effective manner
  • give and follow instructions
  • implement workplace procedures
  • re-stow initial response equipment
  • risk management
  • use initial response equipment

Required Knowledge

  • actions to be followed when initial response action is not safe
  • appropriate initial response equipment
  • facilities that may be used to confine emergencies
  • hazards involved with initial response action
  • implications of the incorrect use of equipment
  • limitations of initial response equipment
  • limitations of use of emergency control equipment or facilities
  • methods of extinguishment
  • safe use of initial response equipment
  • situations that must not be responded to because of the risk
  • types of emergencies
  • workplace procedures

 

(PUAWER008B) 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

(PUAWER008B) Where can I access a copy of the training package?

 You can access a copy of the training package here