This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to respond to a range of local emergencies and incidents. It includes implementing response plans, monitoring the situation, taking necessary precautionary measures, and supporting formal relief.
This unit applies to those working in site-based roles in the coal mining, metalliferous mining, drilling, extractive, and civil infrastructure environments.
Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between States, Territories, and industry sectors, and must be sourced from state jurisdictions prior to applying the unit.
This unit meets the general construction induction training requirements of:
Part 1.1 Definitions and Part 6.5 of the Model Work Health and Safety Regulations;
Division 11 of Part 3 of the Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 for Western Australia; and
Division 3 of Part 5.1 of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007 for Victoria.
Foundation skills: Essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit. Reading – Identify and interpret relevant information and ideas from workplace procedures, documentation, legislation, and regulations Oral Communication – Use everyday language to provide information and maintain conversations in site-based context. Listens for relevant information in oral texts in site based contexts
Cancellations within 48 hours may incur a 20% cancellation fee, no refund is given for non-attendance or cancellation on the day of the training. Where ECB Training Services receives sufficient notice of cancellation (at least 48 hours), a refund is available.