Emergency Warden & Chief Warden

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Course Overview

This course is designed for leaders of Emergency Control Organisations (ECO’s) in factories, manufacturing facilities, warehouses, offices or other workplaces that also need to learn the duties of the Emergency Wardens they will lead. This includes Chief Wardens, Deputy Chief Wardens and Communication Officers.

Emergency Control Organisations (ECO’s) are defined in the Australian Standards. In this course participants are assisted in understanding their position within the emergency response structure, and the importance of a team response to effectively control emergencies.

Workplace emergencies such as fires, bomb threats, chemical spills and other emergencies are discussed, along with the appropriate considerations and responses. Participants are assisted in understanding their position within the emergency response structure, and the importance of communication, decision making and reporting.

Workplace emergencies are discussed, along with the appropriate considerations and responses. Site communications and procedures for evacuation of personnel to nominated muster points are discussed and explained.

This course is designed for anyone that is going to become the Communications Officer, Deputy Lead Warden or Lead Warden in an emergency situation and has not been trained in Emergency Warden competencies.

Duration: 8 Hours

  • 6 Hours Face to Face Learning and Assessment
  • 2 x 1 Hour Post Initial Assessments* (these must be conducted over a maximum 3 month period, after the face to face, over different emergency scenarios in the workplace by our Assessors)
Location: This course is normally trained at your Workplace using your sites Emergency Plans, Policies and Procedures. If necessary we can train at our Training Centre tailoring this course to your sites specific requirements.
Cost: Please call or email our office to obtain more information including pricing and dates
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Subjects covered

  • Types of Emergencies
  • First Response to Emergencies
  • Raising the alarm
  • Safety alarms
  • Contacting Emergency Services
  • Emergency Control Organisation
  • ECO Structure
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Stages of evacuation
  • After Incident Actions
  • PPRR Method

Certification

As we are a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) our participants will be awarded a Nationally recognised Statement of Attainment on the successful completion of the training and assessment for this course.

The Units of competency covered in this course are:

PUAWER001B
Identify, prevent and report potential workplace emergency situations

PUAWER004B
Respond to workplace emergencies

PUAWER005B
Operate as part of an emergency control organization

PUAWER006B
Lead an emergency control organisation

Please note: PUAWER005B Operate as part of an emergency control organisation is a prerequisite for PUAWER006B Lead an emergency control organisation. Due to this PUAWER006B can not be assessed as competent until PUAWER005B has been completed and deemed competent (after the Post Initial Assessments*).

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