PUAFER004 – Respond To Facility Emergencies
It covers the skills and knowledge required by occupants in a facility such as a building, structure or workplace, as specified in Australian Standard (AS) 3745 and AS 4083 to recognise and report emergencies, respond to emergency warnings and advice and to take appropriate action during the emergency such as choosing the most appropriate course of action and evacuating from a danger area.
All aspects of this course will be undertaken in accordance with legislative requirements, organisational policies and procedures and accepted safe practices.
Participants in this course will also learn how to effectively:
Apply Work, Health and Safety (WHS)/Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) requirements, including identifying hazards and controlling risks
Comply with legislation, industry standards, codes of practice and regulations
Follow facility emergency procedures and direction of emergency control organisation members and/or attending emergency services
Identify and evacuate occupants who may require assistance
Maintain their own safety and the safety of others in emergency situations
Participate in emergency response exercises including briefings, debriefings, simulations, reviews and desk top drills