RIIERR301E Respond to Work Site Incident

This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to respond to mine incidents in Metalliferous mining. This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles.


Course Content

The course covers the following;


  • Introduction
  • Aim of course
  • Plan and prepare for incident response
  • Fit for work
  • Evaluate personal fitness for operations
  • Hydration
  • Rendezvous points
  • Access
  • Team leader OIC
  • Types of breathing apparatus sets
  • Open and closed circuit
  • Components of a BA set
  • Escape only sets
  • Pre-operational checks
  • Donning and starting
  • Portable fire extinguishers
  • Using right equipment for the job
  • Handtools
  • Prepare forward command post
  • Red and blue flashing lights
  • En route to the incident
  • Communicating readings
  • Briefing team members – staging
  • Communication signals
  • Confine space team – roles and responsibilities
  • Training
  • Entrant responsibilities



2.5 Hours