Prevent injury

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Description
This course provides participants with the knowledge and skills to correctly identify hazards and risks in the workplace and apply organisational procedures to prevent personal injury. It includes specific training in the selection and use of personal protective equipment and clothing.

Who is this course for?
This course is suitable for persons in all organisations regardless of occupation or industry.

Units of Competency

  • PUAFIR215 Prevent injury

Course Duration

  • 2-3 hours

Student Numbers

  • Min 6
  • Max 12
Award Issued
Upon successful completion of the assessment requirements of this course, students will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment and wallet card.

Recertification
Refreshers recommended every 2 years.

Pre-requisites
Nil

Pre-entry Requirements
Students must be physically capable of participating in the practical activities and demonstrate a basic level of language, literacy and numeracy.

Delivery Methods
The course content will be delivered in a classroom environment using PowerPoint presentations, video, group discussion and a number of demonstration and skill building activities.

Assessment Methods
Students will be required to complete a risk assessment exercise for a chosen task and demonstrate how to correctly select and don personal protective equipment and clothing relevant to the task.
Underpinning knowledge will be assessed through the use of a theory assessment (containing multiple-choice questions).

COURSE CONTENT

  • Relevant legislation, Codes of Practice and Australian Standards
  • Principles of risk assessment
  • Hazard identification strategies
  • Nature and effects of hazards in the workplace
  • Hazard and risk control procedures
  • Selecting and donning personal protective clothing and equipment
  • Monitoring risk control measures
  • Safe working practices
  • Simulated practice scenarios

Notes
All of our courses are tailored to site policies and procedures.
Appropriate clothing is to be worn when attending training including long pants, long shirts and enclosed footwear. PPE specified by the workplace is also to be worn.