PUAWHS002 Maintain Safety at an Incident Scene

This course  will provide you with a clear understanding of how to maintain safety at a scene.

 

Course Content

The course covers the following;

 

  • Introduction
  • Legislation
  • Primary duty of care
  • Manual handling
  • Employers duties
  • Employees duties
  • Hazard identification
  • Hazards
  • Confined space
  • Personal safety PPE
  • Selecting appropriate PPE
  • Uniforms and equipment
  • Decontamination
  • Fireground and incident safety
  • Hazard controls
  • Survival in a life threatening situation
  • Planning for safety
  • Fire behaviour
  • Structural collapse
  • Types of buildings
  • Precautions
  • Response to power lines and energised electrical equipment
  • Standard Operating Procedures
  • Downed wires
  • Dust explosions
  • Wildfire
  • Extreme temperature hazards
  • Communication
  • Fireground communication
  • 3 Cs of fire department communication
  • Irrespirable atmospheres
  • Sources
  • Situations where atmosphere may be suspect

 

Duration

3 Hours