PUAFIR210 Prevent Injury 

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to identify and avoid workplace hazards and risks, to maintain personal safety and to report identified issues to supervisors and team members. It is designed as an introduction to safe work practices and is specifically relevant to a workplace requiring personnel to be involved in incidents, prescribed burns and/or operational aspects of emergency management. It includes identifying, implementing and monitoring effectiveness of workplace hazards and risk control procedures.


Course Content

The course covers the following;


  • Introduction
  • Injuries and illnesses
  • Risk management
  • Static lifting
  • Mechanical equipment
  • Ladders, stairs and platforms
  • Common workplace hazards
  • Environmental conditions
  • Extreme temperatures
  • Common fire hazards
  • Workers responsibilities
  • PPE
  • Workplace emergency response
  • Emergency plans
  • Provide information on procedures
  • Hazards that should be monitored
  • Dynamic risk assessment
  • Fireground safety
  • Reasons for using Self Contained Breathing Apparatus
  • Stress
  • Post traumatic stress



2 Hours