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Unit of competency details

RIIERR302D - Respond to local emergencies and incidents (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to RIIERR302A - Respond to local emergencies and incidents 13/Nov/2013
Is superseded by and equivalent to RIIERR302E - Respond to local emergencies and incidentsMinor updates to all sections. 10/Dec/2018

Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
(View details for release 3) 07/Dec/2014
2 (this release) 26/Mar/2014
(View details for release 1) 14/Nov/2013


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Qualifications that include this unit

CodeSort Table listing Qualifications that include this unit by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Qualifications that include this unit by the Title columnUsage RecommendationRelease
RII31813 - Certificate III in Drilling OperationsCertificate III in Drilling OperationsSuperseded1-4 
RII30315 - Certificate III in Underground Metalliferous MiningCertificate III in Underground Metalliferous MiningSuperseded
RII20515 - Certificate II in Resource ProcessingCertificate II in Resource ProcessingSuperseded
RII30313 - Certificate III in Underground Metalliferous MiningCertificate III in Underground Metalliferous MiningSuperseded1-3 
RII32213 - Certificate III in Well Servicing OperationsCertificate III in Well Servicing OperationsSuperseded1-3 
RII30615 - Certificate III in Small Mining OperationsCertificate III in Small Mining OperationsDeleted
RII40113 - Certificate IV in Surface Extraction OperationsCertificate IV in Surface Extraction OperationsSuperseded1-3 
RII30415 - Certificate III in Resource ProcessingCertificate III in Resource ProcessingSuperseded
RII20215 - Certificate II in Surface Extraction OperationsCertificate II in Surface Extraction OperationsSuperseded
RII30113 - Certificate III in Surface Extraction OperationsCertificate III in Surface Extraction OperationsSuperseded1-4 
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080399 Business And Management, N.e.c.  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080399 Business And Management, N.e.c.  02/May/2014 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release

Comment

1

This unit replaces RIIERR302A Respond to local emergencies and incidents.

2

Added fire fighting techniques to Knowledge Evidence and Performance Evidence.

Application

This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to respond to local emergencies and incidents in the Resources and Infrastructure Industries.

This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles

Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories, and Industry sectors. Relevant information must be sourced prior to application of the unit.

Elements and Performance Criteria

1. Plan and prepare to respond to local emergencies and incidents

1.1 Access, interpret and apply local emergencies and incidents documentation and ensure the work activity is compliant

1.2 Obtain, read, interpret, clarify and confirm work requirements

1.3 Identify and address potential risks, hazards and environmental issues and implement control measures

1.4 Select and wear personal protective equipment appropriate for work activities

1.5 Identify, establish and maintain communication systems with other personnel during the emergency

1.6 Communicate and coordinate activities with others prior to, during and on completion of the work activity

1.7 Locate, obtain and test emergency equipment

1.8 Identify, clarify and confirm nature, scope and location of the emergency or incident

1.9 Assess emergency or incident and determine appropriate course of action

1.10Notify appropriate personnel of emergency or incident

2. Respond to emergency or incident situations

2.1 Identify, confirm and follow emergency evacuation procedures

2.2 Coordinate and control response to emergency or incident

2.3 Identify risks and/or hazards and communicate with signs, signals or barriers

2.4 Select and use emergency equipment

2.5 Take local measures to reduce impact of emergency or incident

2.6 Continually monitor and assess emergency situation and changes in circumstances

2.7 Communicate requests for further assistance or evacuation to emergency personnel

2.8 Control the emergency or incident situation until formal relief is notified/received

Foundation Skills

Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit. Further information is available in the Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package Companion Volume.

Unit Mapping Information

RIIERR302A Respond to local emergencies and incidents

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=88a61002-9a21-4386-aaf8-69c76e675272

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release

Comment

1

This unit replaces RIIERR302A Respond to local emergencies and incidents.

2

Added fire fighting techniques to Knowledge Evidence and Performance Evidence.

Performance Evidence

Evidence is required to be collected that demonstrates a candidate’s competency in this unit. Evidence must be relevant to the roles within this sector’s work operations and satisfy all of the requirements of the performance criteria of this unit and include that the candidate:

  • locates and applies relevant documentation, policies and procedures
  • implements the requirements, procedures and techniques for the safe, effective and efficient completion of responding to local emergencies and incidents including:
  • identifying hazards
  • identifying, analysing and reporting emergencies/incidents
  • monitoring and assessing emergency situations
  • assessing situation and making decisions
  • assessing and managing risks
  • works effectively with others to undertake and complete the response to local emergencies and incidents that meets all the required outcomes including:
  • complying with written and verbal reporting requirements and procedures
  • communicating clearly and concisely with others to receive and clarify work instructions
  • communicating clearly and concisely with others to coordinate work activities
  • demonstrates consistent timely response to local emergencies and incidents that safely, effectively and efficiently meets the required outcomes on a minimum of three (3) separate occasions including:
  • reading and interpreting site plans
  • administering initial response First Aid
  • locating and wearing personal protective equipment
  • following emergency evacuation procedures
  • applying fire fighting techniques
  • isolating sources of danger and placing signage/barriers/signals as necessary
  • selecting and using emergency equipment

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of the following when responding to local emergencies and incidents:

  • statutory compliance
  • site emergency and incident situations
  • initial response First Aid
  • accessing and interpreting geological and survey data
  • using site communication systems
  • using personal protective equipment
  • understanding fire fighting techniques

Assessment Conditions

  • An assessor of this unit must satisfy the requirements of the NVR/AQTF or their successors; and Industry regulations for certification and licensing; and,
  • this unit is best assessed in the context of this sector’s work environment;
  • where personal safety or environmental damage are limiting factors, assessment may occur in a simulated environment provided it is realistic and sufficiently rigorous to cover all aspects of this sector’s workplace performance, including environment, task skills, task management skills, contingency management skills and job role environment skills; and,
  • this unit must be assessed using Resources and Infrastructure Industry sector specific policies, procedures, processes and operational manuals; and,
  • assessor requirements differ between sectors as follows:
  • when assessing this unit in the context of the Drilling  sector:
  • an assessor must demonstrate the performance evidence, and knowledge evidence as outlined in this Unit of Competency, and through five (5) years of work in the Industry sector; or,
  • where a co-assessment or partnership arrangement exists between a qualified assessor and an Industry technical expert, the Industry technical expert can hold the unit being assessed, and/or demonstrate equivalency of skills and knowledge at the unit level. An Industry technical expert must also demonstrate a minimum of three (3) years of continuous work in the Industry sector, with the preceding one (1) year in the unit they are co-assessing; or,
  • when assessing this unit in the context of the Metalliferous Mining  sector:
  • an assessor must demonstrate the skills and knowledge of this unit through five (5) years of current and continuous work with the Industry sector and must hold the TAE Assessor Skill Set or equivalent; or,
  • when assessing this unit in the context of the Coal Mining  sector:
  • an assessor must demonstrate the skills and knowledge of this unit through twelve (12) month work experience in an Industry relevant to the skills being assessed within the last three (3) years; and,
  • where the assessor does not have current experience a co-assessment or partnership arrangement needs to exist between the qualified assessor and an Industry technical expert/ subject matter expert. The Industry technical expert/subject matter expert must demonstrate competency in the unit being assessed, and be currently working in the sector with a minimum of twelve (12) months’ work experience within the last three (3) years; or,
  • when assessing this unit in the context of the Extractive  sector
  • an assessor must demonstrate the skills and knowledge of this unit through five (5) years’ work experience in the Industry sector; and,
  • where the assessor does not have current experience a co-assessment or partnership arrangement needs to exist between the qualified assessor and an Industry technical expert/ subject matter expert. The Industry technical expert/subject matter expert must hold the unit being assessed and be currently working in the sector with a minimum of two (2) years’ of current work experience; or,
  • when assessing this unit in the context of the Civil Construction  sector
  • an assessor must demonstrate the skills and knowledge of this unit through five (5) years’ work experience in the Industry sector; and,
  • where the assessor does not have current experience a co-assessment or partnership arrangement needs to exist between the qualified assessor and an Industry technical expert/ subject matter expert. The Industry technical expert/subject matter expert must hold the unit being assessed and be currently working in the sector with a minimum of two (2) years’ of current work experience.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=88a61002-9a21-4386-aaf8-69c76e675272