Identify prevent and report potential workplace emergency situations (Superseded)

Note: PUAWER001B is superseded by PUAFER001

This unit is an accredited training resource consistent with the Nationally Recognised Training requirements for Vocational Education and Training (VET) and is ideal for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) in Australia. It consists of Learning Resource Material (instructional theory), an Assessment Workbook, and information about assessment mapping to the Performance Criteria, Knowledge Evidence, and Performance Evidence requirements of this accredited unit.

Our PUAWER001B training product is available for purchase as a hardcopy (printed) book in both Learner Guide and Trainer/Assessor Guide variants. This unit is available for enrolment and online training/assessment via Catapult LMS (Learning Management System). NOTE: If you are a training provider, please do your own validation, in accordance with your Training and Assessment Strategy (TAS).

$19.00 inc GST

Total: $19.00

Unit information about the PUAWER001B training material in this resource

PUAWER001B information from training.gov.au.


This unit covers the competency required to identify and prevent the development of workplace emergency situations, or to minimise their consequences, and to report if emergency protection systems, emergency control equipment and evacuation systems are compromised.

For this unit the term workplace is defined as the area encompassed by an individual’s responsibilities. All aspects of the unit must be undertaken in line with legislative requirements, workplace policies and procedures, and accepted safe practices.

This unit:

  • has been developed to cover the broad range of emergencies and workplaces as considered in Australian Standard 37452002

  • covers the work required before the emergency services or specialist response team arrives

  • does not cover the specific use of equipment to prevent workplace emergency situations

Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.

Unit sector or competency field

None specified.

Prerequisite, co-requisite or interdependent assessment of units

None specified.

Assessment conditions

Assessment must ensure:

  • scenarios that reflect a range of emergency situations that may be expected in the workplace

  • appropriate emergency protection systems and emergency control equipment

  • relevant standards and workplace procedures

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