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Respond to Workplace Emergencies (PUAWER004B)

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This unit covers the competency required to recognise emergencies in the workplace, to report emergencies and to take appropriate action.

This unit is part of suite of eleven workplace emergency response units and is part of the evacuation stream. This unit would benefit members of General Occupants of the Workplace.

This unit has been developed to cover the broad range of emergencies and workplaces as considered in Australian Standard 3745.

  • Prepare for emergency situations
  • Report emergencies and potential emergencies
  • Respond to emergency warnings and advice
  • Evacuate from the work area
  • Communicate effectively in an emergency situation
  • Identify an emergency/potential emergency
  • Maintain own safety and the safety of others in emergency situations
  • Follow workplace emergency procedures and the advice of emergency control organisation members

Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to consider the following job roles:

  • Member of an Emergency Control Organisation (ECO)
  • Member of an Emergency Response Team (ERT)

This unit is appropriate for those working in:

  • Civil Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Mining, Oil and Gas Industries
  • Retail
  • Hospitality
  • General Trades

Safety Boots or Enclosed footwear, wear suitable attire.


Duration - Two (2) Hours

Time - 8.30am to 10.30am

Respond to Workplace Emergencies is open to the public and is also conducted upon request.

This course is conducted on request at the Academy and can be delivered on your site. Learners will receive training in both theory and practical activities. Morning tea/coffee is provided when delivered at TTA. Please advise office of any dietary requirements


Workplace Emergency Response units are seen as industry wide units. The importing of these units of competency into other industry training packages is also promoted as the units are seen as relevant for all industries.

If you require special assistance, including language literacy and numeracy please notify our office and support services can be arranged. Our student handbook is available from our office and this website.