Respond to workplace emergencies

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 PUAWER004B, 'Respond to workplace emergencies'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Respond to workplace emergencies' 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. Prepare for emergency situations

1.1 Current workplace emergency procedures to be used by employees and other workplace occupants are identified and followed.

1.2 Emergency resources in the workplace are identified and located.

1.3 Emergency response exercises are participated in according to workplace emergency procedures.

2. Report emergencies and potential emergencies

2.1 Emergencies and potential emergencies are identified and reported according to workplace emergency procedures.

2.2 People in any immediate danger from the emergency or potential emergency are alerted according to workplace emergency procedures.

3. Respond to emergency warnings and advice

3.1 Emergency warnings and advice are responded to according to workplace emergency procedures.

3.2 Instructions from emergency control response personnel are complied with during an emergency.

3.3 Sources of additional information are identified and information is sought from relevant people if the situation is not clear.

4. Evacuate from the work area

4.1 Need to evacuate from the work area is determined according to the level of immediate danger or instruction issued under the workplace emergency procedures.

4.2 Work area is prepared for evacuation according to workplace emergency procedures and the nature of the emergency.

4.3 Area of danger is evacuated according to workplace emergency procedures.

4.4 Where it is safe to do so, assistance is provided to people who may require assistance.

4.5 Evacuation procedures and instructions from emergency control organisation or emergency response personnel are followed.

4.6 Alternative pathways or methods of evacuation are identified, assessed and chosen according to workplace emergency procedures if usual means of evacuation are blocked or endangered.

4.7 Communication systems are used according to workplace procedures.


Qualifications and Skillsets

PUAWER004B appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA50610 - Diploma of Public Safety (Explosive Ordnance)
  • PUA40410 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Explosive Ordnance Maintenance)
  • PUA21210 - Certificate II in Public Safety (Explosive Ordnance Manufacture)
  • PUA42010 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Explosive Ordnance Proof and Experimental)
  • PUA20810 - Certificate II in Public Safety (Explosive Ordnance)
  • PUA31706 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Aviation Life Support Maintenance)
  • PUA31404 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Community Safety)
  • PUA30810 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Explosive Ordnance Maintenance)
  • PUA32510 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Explosive Ordnance Proof and Experimental)
  • PUA30910 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Explosive Ordnance Operations)
  • PUA40510 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Explosive Ordnance Operations)
  • PUA51410 - Diploma of Public Safety (Explosive Ordnance Proof and Experimental)
  • PSP30104 - Certificate III Government
  • SIT31209 - Certificate III in Holiday Parks and Resorts
  • SIT40809 - Certificate IV in Holiday Parks and Resorts
  • SIT50409 - Diploma of Holiday Parks and Resorts