Prevent injury

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 PUAFIR201B, 'Prevent injury'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Prevent injury' 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. Identify workplace hazards and risks and advise others

1.1 Procedures and practices are followed to identify workplace hazards and risks

1.2 Appropriate procedures for dealing with hazards in the workplace are followed in accordance with Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) guidelines and the organisation's procedures

1.3 Contact is maintained at all times with other crew members and supervisor

1.4 Hazards in the work area and warnings of hazardous situations are recognised and reported to designated personnel

1.5 Stressful situations are recognised and support is sought or given to minimise effect

2. Implement hazard control procedures

2.1 Personal protective clothing and equipment is selected and donned in accordance with the organisation's procedures and within its limitations

2.2 Appropriate procedures and work instructions for controlling risks and hazards are followed

2.3 Personal health is protected in accordance with legislative and organisation's procedures

2.4 Equipment appropriate to dealing with a hazard is used in accordance with standard operating procedures

2.5 Controls are implemented to minimise damage to the environment

2.6 Fluid and food intake and rest breaks are maintained in accordance with environmental and working conditions and the organisation's policy

2.7 Assistance is given to crew members in danger while maintaining personal safety in accordance with the organisation's procedures

3. Review effectiveness of hazard control procedures

3.1 Hazard controls are monitored to ensure continued effectiveness

3.2 Changes in incident behaviour and conditions are reported immediately to supervisor

3.3 Factors which may create or increase risk to life, property or the environment are identified, reported and controlled in so far as possible

4. Participate in the implementation of OH&S in the workplace

4.1 OH&S issues are raised with designated personnel in accordance with procedures and OH&S legislation

4.2 Contributions to OH&S implementation in the workplace are made within organisation's procedures and scope of responsibilities and competencies

4.3 Activities/debriefings are undertaken which alleviate occupational stress

Qualifications and Skillsets

PUAFIR201B appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA20601 - Certificate II in Public Safety (Firefighting and Emergency Operations)
  • PUA20701 - Certificate II in Public Safety (Firefighting Operations)
  • PUA60909 - Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Fire Investigation)
  • PUA33010 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Emergency Communications Centre Operations)
  • PUA40702 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Defence Policing)
  • FPI20105 - Certificate II in Forest Growing and Management
  • FPI20205 - Certificate II in Harvesting and Haulage
  • HLT50407 - Diploma of Paramedical Science (Ambulance)
  • HLT60307 - Advanced Diploma of Paramedical Science (Ambulance)