Contribute to the implementation of emergency procedures

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Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
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Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver BSBOHS405B, 'Contribute to the implementation of emergency procedures'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Identify potential emergencies

1.1. Apply knowledge of OHS hazards and standards to identify causes of potential emergencies

1.2. Seek input of stakeholders in identifying potential emergencies

1.3. Identify and liaise with appropriate specialist advisors and emergency agencies to identify causes of potential emergencies

1.4. Develop a risk register to identify potential emergencies and their causes

2. Identify options for initial response

2.1. Categorise major types of emergencies

2.2. Identify actions required to contain or limit potential emergencies

2.3. Identify actions required to limit impact on personnel, property and the environment

2.4. Identify requirements for liaison with emergency agencies

2.5. Prioritise actions to be taken during emergencies

3. Plan initial response procedures

3.1. Identify resources available and required for immediate response

3.2. Check emergency equipment to ensure serviceability, accessibility, cleanliness and correct location

3.3. Document actions required for a number of major types of emergency, taking account of standards, current industry practice, specialist advice and input by emergency agencies

3.4. Identify training needs and appropriate providers

4. Implement initial response procedures

4.1. Document and display actions for initial response

4.2. Understand and implement own role in emergency response

5. Contribute to post event activities

5.1. Identify and support other personnel in the second response phase

5.2. Make contributions to debriefing processes

6. Monitor emergency response and address deficiencies

6.1. Monitor responses to emergencies for efficiency and timeliness, in consultation with stakeholders and, as appropriate, specialist advisors and agencies

6.2. Document, and promptly and appropriately report results of monitoring to managers and key personnel

6.3. Identify areas for organisational and personal improvement and make recommendations for improvement in response to analysis of response taken

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBOHS405B appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA42309 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Preventive Health)
  • PUA42710 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Emergency Communications Centre Operations)
  • BSB41407 - Certificate IV in Occupational Health and Safety
  • FPP40210 - Certificate IV in Papermaking Operations
  • FPP40110 - Certificate IV in Pulping Operations
  • LGA30208 - Certificate III in Local Government (Health and Environment)