Assess and secure an incident site

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 PMAOMIR346B, 'Assess and secure an incident site'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Secure and preserve the scene

1.1. Undertake an initial assessment of the site to identify factors which will impact on safety and scene preservation

1.2. Ensure that secondary incidents are prevented by isolating the site from associated or ancillary processes

1.3. Coordinate arrangements to secure the incident/accident site to preserve the site and maintain the safety of personnel in line with procedures

1.4. Restrict access to the site until the arrival of authorised company or external authority representatives

2. Record details of the incident site

2.1. Record details of the scene according to the organisation's policies and procedures

2.2. Note the status of any equipment in the incident area

2.3. Communicate information to relevant personnel in line with the procedures

3. Gather information

3.1. Record witness details and note any information given in accordance with procedures

3.2. Take statements from witnesses and record details of persons believed to be near the site prior to or during the incident

3.3. Develop an initial timeline of events leading up to the incident

4. Ensure safety when responding to an incident

4.1. Identify hazards

4.2. Assess the risks arising from those hazards

4.3. Implement measures to control those risks in line with procedures and duty of care

5. Respond to problems

5.1. Identify possible problems in equipment or process

5.2. Determine which problems need action

5.3. Determine possible fault causes

5.4. Rectify problem(s) using appropriate solution(s) within area of responsibility

5.5. Follow through items initiated until final resolution has occurred

5.6. Report problems outside area of responsibility to designated person