This unit covers the competency required for individuals who may be required to respond to an incident involving dangerous goods and hazardous substances, who have the skills and knowledge to identify and assess the hazards and risks and contribute to the development, implementation and review of the plan constructed to mitigate the risk they pose to the public and environment. This unit is targeted to those who are working in a mines rescue unit, working as part of an Emergency Response Team or Emergency Service Personnel.
‘Hazardous materials incident’ is a generic term used to refer to an incident involving any material such as dangerous goods and hazardous substances that poses an unreasonable risk to life, property and the environment.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
Upon successful completion a Certificate and Wallet Card (upon request) will be issued for PUAFIR320 Render Hazardous Materials Incidents Safe
Participants are required to re-certify every 3 years from their completion date to maintain currency.
*Please note that ERT Fire & Rescue supplies all equipment necessary for you to undertake your training. ERT Fire & Rescue always recommend and encourage you to bring along your own equipment. Trainee’s must wear appropriate clothing that will get dirty and enclosed footwear is essential.
*Please note that participants must be clean shaven with no facial hair that may affect facial seal as per Australian Standards. Participants must also be physically able to don, operate in, decontaminate and remove personal protective clothing and equipment.
ERT Fire & Rescue can provide tailored on-site workplace training. Please contact our office on 0267 621 754 for a quote.
Training is conducted in partnership and under the auspices of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909.