Manage emergency incidents

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
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
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
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 PMAOHS511A, 'Manage emergency incidents'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Manage emergency incidents' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Collect and assess emergency information

1.1. Ascertain the scope and severity of the emergency as quickly as possible, from information received from alarms, personnel and other means

1.2. Collate and assess information on emergency

1.3. Develop appropriate responses to the information received based on emergency response planning.

2. Implement emergency response strategies

2.1. Develop, or promptly implement, onsite strategies in order to combat the emergency

2.2. Monitor continuously information flows relating to the emergency in order to evaluate the effectiveness of the implemented strategy

2.3. Coordinate team activities and resource allocation and direct them to meet the identified emergency

2.4. Delegate authority to appropriate personnel as the situation warrants.

3. Liaise with emergency control

3.1. Collate and communicate information relating to the emergency to emergency control centre

3.2. Request external assistance as appropriate

3.3. Coordinate/incorporate external assistance into emergency response

3.4. Control internal and external communication in accordance with the emergency response plan.

4. Coordinate emergency responses

4.1. Convey feedback relating to progress/status of the emergency to emergency response teams and other personnel

4.2. Regularly reassess and modify responses and tactics in accordance with the status of the emergency.

4.3. Conduct periodic 'time outs' to enable situation updates and proactive directing of resources and actions.

5. Assess emergency response/actions

5.1. Collate and assess information on status of the emergency to enable a final decision to be made and communicated to declare the end of the emergency, or abandonment of the facility

5.2. Consider future stages of the emergency and develop mitigation strategies in advance of those events.

6. Undertake post-emergency evaluation

6.1. Undertake a post-response evaluation of the emergency in order to determine the effectiveness of the response strategies and the emergency response plan

6.2. Recommend and communicate modification and adjustments to the emergency response plans to appropriate personnel

6.3. Review and modify planning of emergency response exercises and training in light of the outcomes of the emergency response evaluation.