Lead a workplace emergency initial response team

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 PUAWER010B, 'Lead a workplace emergency initial response team'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Lead a workplace emergency initial response team' 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



1. Prepare the team for workplace emergencies

1.1 Pre-incident planning sessions are conducted to familiarise team members with relevant workplace procedures and safe and effective actions to control workplace emergencies according to relevant legislative requirements.

1.2 Processes are developed and implemented to ensure the competence of team members is developed and maintained.

1.3 Discussions, practice drills and exercises are conducted in accordance with workplace emergency procedures.

1.4 Emergency equipment is confirmed to be in a serviceable and accessible condition in accordance with standard/operating procedures.

2. Coordinate the response to control workplace emergencies

2.1 Initial response team is made aware of the workplace emergency.

2.2 Team's response to the emergency is coordinated according to workplace emergency procedures, risk assessment and available resources.

2.3 Situation and its likely development is constantly assessed, hazards are identified and appropriate precautions are applied and maintained to safeguard team members.

2.4 Appropriate actions to safely control the emergency are selected, and contingency plans are developed and implemented if needed.

2.5 Instructions to implement selected actions are conveyed to team members in a clear manner and confirmed with them.

2.6 Actions chosen for the team to implement are consistent with available resources and the priority order of safely protecting self, other people and property where safe to do so.

2.7 Team actions are monitored, recorded and adjusted if needed to ensure safe and appropriate action is maintained.

3. Communicate with and coordinate personnel

3.1 Effective communication with team members is constantly maintained according to communication systems.

3.2 Activities are consistent with the workplace emergency procedures and team members' actions are coordinated.

3.3 Team members' actions are coordinated with the activities of other initial response teams .

3.4 On arrival incident controller is briefed and control is transferred to the appropriate emergency services/specialist response team.

3.5 Liaison is established with the responding emergency services or specialist response team, and all relevant information and support is provided to them.

4. Lead team's recovery from workplace emergencies

4.1 Team actions are coordinated to prevent a re-occurrence of the emergency and to enable recovery activities to be commenced safely.

4.2 Appropriate assistance is coordinated, within the scope of the workplace emergency procedures.

4.3 Equipment is checked, serviced and stored, replaced or disposed of, to ensure its readiness for use .

4.4 Any injuries, accidents or near misses involving the team are reported and critical incident support services for the team are requested in accordance with relevant regulatory requirements.

4.5 A debriefing of the team is conducted and an incident report is prepared and submitted according to workplace procedures.