Lead Emergency Teams
Students who normally operate or are based permanently on an onshore or offshore installation or facility and lead an emergency response team.
PUAFIR320 - Render hazardous materials incidents safe
Blackwoods Training & Services recommends that students prior to this training be qualified in:
PUAFIR207B Operate Breathing Apparatus Open Circuit or
MSMWHS216 Operate breathing apparatus.MSMWHS212 Undertake first response to fire incidents PMAWHS213 Undertake fire control and emergency rescue
And at least one of the following:PUASAR032A Undertake vertical rescue PUASAR025A Undertake confined space rescue PUAFIR320 Render hazardous materials incidents safe
This unit of competency applies to a student required to lead and coordinate an emergency team, including deployment of resources at the scene of an emergency. Students undertaking this unit of competency would be normally nominated to assume the responsibility of emergency team leader.
- Assess the nature and extent of the emergency
- Effect rescue of personnel at risk
- Confine the spread of emergency
- Prepare a team for a workplace emergency
- Coordinate a team response to control a workplace emergency
- Communicate with and coordinate personnel
- Lead a team in recovery activities resulting from an incident
Students learning outcomes will be assessed using practical activities designed to simulate a workplace incident and written or oral questions as appropriate.
Classroom theory via PowerPoint presentations, including audio-visual material and practical activities that simulate workplace incidents relating to fire.
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