PUAWER004B Respond to workplace emergencies


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Unit Descriptor

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

For this unit workplace is defined as the area encompassed by an individual’s responsibilities.

This unit has been developed to cover the broad range of emergencies and workplaces as considered in Australian Standard 3745—2010.

Application of the Unit

This unit applies to all personnel within an organisation, within all industries and in all contexts.

This unit places responsibility on individual employees in the workplace to recognise, report and take action during workplace emergency situations. This requirement is consistent with the legislative obligations of employees as prescribed in OHS legislation.

The knowledge and skills gained through the completion of this unit may be applied by all employees across all industries.


All units include:

  • Learner Assessment
  • Learner Guide
  • Trainer and Assessor Guide
  • Assessment Mapping Document
  • PowerPoint Presentation
  • Industry Engagement Template
  • Validation Checklist
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PUAWER004B Respond to workplace emergencies is a useful and interesting unit that is suitable for all individuals and groups in the workplace.  It provides learners with the skills and knowledge to prepare for emergency situations, report emergencies and potential emergencies, respond to emergency warnings and advice and contribute to safe evacuation of the work area including providing assistance to others.


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