Render hazardous materials incidents safe

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 PUAFIR320, 'Render hazardous materials incidents safe'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Render hazardous materials incidents safe' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1. Recognise a hazardous materials incident

1.1 Pre-incident plans, site control and containment plan and directives from supervisor are identified and implemented.

1.2 Incident is approached using care and caution, and a safe distance is maintained, in accordance with organisationalprocedures or guidelines, and/or advice from appropriate authorities.

1.3 Hazardous materials are identified from a safe distance and using a range of sources and information is conveyed to supervisor in accordance with organisational guidelines.

2. Identify and assess hazards

2.1 Site hazards are identified in accordance with organisational guidelines.

2.2 Hazards relating to the material/s and container/s are identified in accordance with organisational guidelines.

2.3 Hazards are assessed in accordance with organisational guidelines and information is conveyed to supervisor.

3. Assist with the development of a plan for the mitigation of a HAZMAT incident

3.1 Incident objectives are identified in accordance with organisational policies.

3.2 Risk control measures are identified and conveyed to supervisor.

3.3 Entry objectives are identified and conveyed to supervisor.

3.4 Entry plan is developed and documented in accordance with supervisor directives and organisational policies as required.

3.5 Personal protective equipment (PPE) is considered in accordance with organisational policies.

3.6 Decontamination methods are identified in accordance with organisational policies.

3.7 Requirement for detection and confinement/containment strategies are identified in accordance with organisational policies.

3.8 Organisations required to assist with operations are identified.

4. Assist with the implementation of the plan for mitigation of a HAZMAT incident

4.1 Individual responsibilities within the organisation’s action plan are identified and followed.

4.2 Scene is isolated and secured, and hazard control zones and decontamination corridor are established according to organisational guidelines.

4.3 Entry plan is implemented in accordance with organisational policies.

4.4 Response equipment is applied in accordance with organisational policies.

4.5 PPE is applied in accordance with organisational policies.

4.6 Decontamination procedures are applied as required in accordance with organisational procedures.

4.7 Requirement for detection and confinement/containment strategies are applied in accordance with organisational policies.

4.8 Results are recorded and reported in accordance with organisational policies.

5. Assist with the review of the plan

5.1 Plan is reviewed and safety of entry team is monitored in accordance with organisational guidelines.

5.2 Contamination incidents are recorded and reported to appropriate personnel in accordance with organisational guidelines.

5.3 Entry, decontamination, detection and mitigation effectiveness is reviewed in accordance with organisational guidelines.