Incident Response

Overview

This program provides the skills and knowledge required to follow emergency response procedures and control minor incidents.

Duration

  • 1-2 days

Units of Competency

  • MSMWHS110 Follow emergency response procedures

This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to follow emergency response procedures in the workplace. It involves the use of workplace policies and procedures to maintain a safe work environment for oneself and others.

YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO:

1. Identify emergency situation
2. Follow emergency procedures

This unit of competency applies to personnel who are required to know the signals when an emergency situation takes place as well as the proper procedures to follow in order to save oneself from possible injury and/or death.

  • MSMWHS205 Control minor incidents

This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to control minor incidents. The general purpose of this initial response is to prevent any incident from escalating. In the event of an incident this person may be expected to respond to an incident team member in accordance with procedures.

YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO:

1. Evaluate the incident
2. Control the incident
3. Conclude the incident control

The unit of competency applies to most operations personnel and some non-operations personnel. It covers skills and knowledge beyond what is typically covered in an induction program, but does not require specialist training, such as is given to members of an incident response team.

Generally the person would be part of a team during an incident response. However, he/she may be required to take independent action. At all times they would be liaising and cooperating with other members of the team.

This unit applies to all sectors of the industry.