Develop emergency procedures for an aquaculture enterprise

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Assessment Template
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Evidence Guide
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Self Assessment Survey
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Registered Training Organisations
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Identify hazards and implement general readiness actions

1.1. All emergenciesand hazards to enterprise products, personnel and assets, natural resources and environment are identified

1.2. Input of managers and stakeholders is sought in identifying potential emergencies and developing a risk register

1.3. Appropriate authoritiesandemergency agencies are identified and liaised with to identify potential risks

1.4. On-facility and external monitoring and warning systems provide sufficient time to allow risk management contingency plan or loss minimisation strategy to be implemented or accessed

1.5. Labour, materials, equipment and liaison procedures with emergency agencies sufficient to implement the contingency plan are determined and acquired

1.6. Rosters or shifts and contact telephone numbers of staff and emergency agencies are maintained and periodically updated with version control

1.7. Equipment and resources needed to minimise, remove or deal with threats and emergencies are marked and kept operational

1.8. External specialists are briefed on management policies and priorities

2. Develop contingency plans and emergency procedures

2.1. Contingency plans are developed that address risks in consultation with experts, if required

2.2. Emergency procedures are developed to address a range of possible emergency situations in consultation with experts, if required

2.3. Actions to be taken during incidents and emergencies are prioritised and documented, checks made and all legal requirements are met

2.4. Practical drills are undertaken to test contingency plans and emergency procedures

2.5. Costs and benefits of contingency plans or emergency procedures are evaluated and refined, if necessary

3. Implement risk management contingency plans and emergency procedures

3.1. Copies of specific contingency plans and emergency procedures are lodged with relevant authorities and emergency agencies

3.2. Specific risks and severity of incidents are identified and appropriate risk management contingency plans selected

3.3. Staff and resources are mobilised and areas of responsibility confirmed

3.4. Professional or external assistance is obtained, appropriate to the complexity of the emergencies and financial risk

3.5. Emergency procedures are undertaken and liaison with emergency agencies maintained

3.6. Loss minimisation is maintained until risk has passed

3.7. Emergency debrief is undertaken

3.8. Personnel and resources required for post-incident activities are identified and supported

4. Improve the contingency plans

4.1. Responses to threats and emergencies are monitored in consultation with appropriate authorities and emergency agencies

4.2. Overall performance of the contingency plan is regularly analysed for currency and functionality to ensure business stability and profitability

4.3. Results of regular analysis are documented promptly and appropriately reported to managers and key personnel

4.4. Information on alternative risk management strategies is assessed to determine relevance and possible application in existing or potential situations

4.5. Innovations are tested on-site to determine their suitability and adaptability to individual circumstances

4.6. Innovation benefits and costs are assessed and decisions made on adoption

4.7. Management is briefed on outcomes and recommendations made for improvements

Qualifications and Skillsets

SFIAQUA413A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SFI40311 - Certificate IV in Seafood Industry (Environmental Management)
  • SFI50111 - Diploma of Aquaculture
  • SFI40111 - Certificate IV in Aquaculture
  • SFI40511 - Certificate IV in Seafood Processing
  • SFI40611 - Certificate IV in Seafood Industry Sales and Distribution