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.
Existing workers in any industry may benefit from this training as it is not industry specific.
There are no prerequisites for this unit.
Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment for:
Pre course study options:
There are no pre course study requirements for this course.
PUAWER008B Confine Small Workplace Emergencies – What skills and knowledge will I get from this course?
The course is designed to provide participants with the required knowledge and skills to:
The course will include participants demonstrating extinguisher use in a simulated workplace emergency situation and demonstration of a fire blanket.
Assessment will confirm the ability to correctly identify the type of emergency that has occurred; to identify and take action to avoid or control any associated hazards; to use initial response equipment and techniques to safely and effectively control or contain the emergency.