PUAFIR324 – Render Hazardous Materials Incidents Safe
This accredited course involves the skills and knowledge required to safely combat incidents involving hazardous materials. Individuals will gain the skills and knowledge required to respond to incidents involving hazardous materials. Furthermore, they will participate in scenarios and tasks and learn how to identify and assess hazards and risks, contribute to the development, implementation and review of the plan constructed to mitigate the risks they pose to the public and the environment.
Hazardous materials incident is a generic term used to refer to an incident involving any hazardous materials based on physico-chemical, chemical, biological or radiological properties that pose an unreasonable risk to risk to life, property or the environment. This includes dangerous goods, goods too dangerous to be transported and hazardous chemicals. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.