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Manage an Emergency Control Organisation (PUAWER007B)


This unit covers the competency required to manage or to operate as part of the management of an emergency control organisation. People who undertake this work would generally be members of an emergency planning committee (EPC).

People who undertake this work may act as the primary liaison with emergency services after their arrival.

This unit is part of a suite of eleven workplace emergency response units and is part of the evacuation stream. This unit has been developed to cover the broad range of emergencies and workplaces as considered in Australian Standard 3745.

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1 Day (8 Hours)
Course Elements:
  • Initiate a system of emergency response planning
  • Ensure emergency control organisation is in place
  • Provide for initiation and control of initial emergency response
  • Provide for post initial response activities
  • Plan and implement emergency control organisation training
  • Provide advice and support for people in the post response and recovery phase


Learning Outcomes:
  • Ability to analyse, chair meetings, manage projects, manage risk, plan
  • Characteristics, limitations and use of emergency alerting systems and procedures
  • Emergency alerting needs
  • Hazard identification and the precautions to be observed during emergencies
  • Legislative requirements
  • Methods/priorities in managing media responses in emergency situations
  • Organisation and its human resources
  • People who may need assistance and the assistance they may require
  • Pre-planning procedures to allow for the conduct of post initial response activities
  • Roles and responsibilities under legislation of employers, managers, supervisors, employees and contractors
  • Requirements under relevant standards and codes of practice
  • Resources required to support an emergency control organisation
  • Systems for controlling the entry of visitors, contractors and staff during an emergency
  • Workplace emergency hazard analysis


RPL is not offered for this course
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.
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