Extricate casualties from underground incident

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 RIIERR307A, 'Extricate casualties from underground incident'.
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. Prepare for extrication of casualties

1.1. Access, interpret and apply compliance documentation relevant to extricating casualties from underground incident in metalliferous mines

1.2. Interpret incident information to determine location, type of incident and personnel involved and record on the mine plan

1.3. Fit appropriate safety equipment and navigate to incident site according to site and standard operating procedures

1.4. Identify, address and report potential hazards, and risks to rescue team members and entrapped personnel

1.5. Assess the possible type and extent of injuries to entrapped personnel

1.6. Assess the incident and determine the appropriate method of extricating casualties

1.7. Determine extrication procedures and strategy and develop an action plan for extrication operations

2. Establish extrication system and extricate casualty

2.1. Identify and obtain required extrication equipment and check for operational ability

2.2. Set up equipment to extricate casualty according to manufacturer's specifications and site and safe operating procedures

2.3. Test the extrication system and equipment to manufacturer's specifications and safe operating procedures before extrication operations are undertaken

2.4. Employ equipment and techniques to extricate people according to manufacturer's specifications and site and safe operating procedures

2.5. Maintain communication with other team members and Incident Control on condition of casualties and status of extrication operations

3. Stabilise casualty

3.1. Perform Primary and Secondary assessments to check casualty's condition to recognised life support guidelines

3.2. Apply identified life support requirements

3.3. Continuously monitor casualty and record vital signs

3.4. Communicate casualty information to Incident Control and/or medical personnel

4. Transport casualty to a place of safety

4.1. Evaluate the need for, and equip casualties with escape apparatus

4.2. Assess the availability and adequacy of transport resources and obtain additional assistance and resources where required

4.3. Prepare stretcher patients and other casualties for safe transport to a place of safety according to site and safe operating procedures

4.4. Monitor casualties and check vital signs during transport

4.5. Employ techniques and procedures to transport casualties to a place of safety according to site and safe operating procedures

4.6. Ensure that casualties are handed over to medical professionals

4.7. Communicate status of incident site, casualties, personnel and equipment to Incident Control

5. Restore and refurbish equipment

5.1. Inspect all equipment used for any damage sustained in the extrication operation

5.2. Repair or replace defective equipment to meet manufacturer's specifications or Australian standards

5.3. Tag and quarantine unusable equipment

5.4. Return the rescue system and equipment to operational readiness according to manufacturer's specifications and/or Australian standards