EMERGENCY RESPONSE LEADER COORDINATOR

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16803

Coordinate workplace emergency response team

activities in an emergency

This unit standard is for people in the workplace who are responsible for the coordination of workplace emergency team members. They may hold the position of Workplace Fire and Emergency Manager

or a similar management position. People credited with this unit standard are able to:

respond to a workplace emergency and coordinate workplace emergency response team activities

implement hazard management for the workplace emergency response team in an evolving emergency

and supervise the well being of workplace emergency team members during the emergency.

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16806

Establish a workplace emergency response team

This unit standard is for people who are required to establish, prepare and confirm the preparedness of an emergency response team in a specified workplace. People credited with this unit standard are able to:

establish a workplace emergency response team(s) for a specified workplace; train workplace emergency response team(s) members to respond to workplace emergencies; and conduct emergency

simulation exercises for workplace emergency response team(s).

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16807

Lead a workplace emergency response team to protect people in situations of critical risk

This unit standard is for people in the workplace who have the responsibility for applying resources,

coordinating, controlling, and taking command at emergencies in a specified workplace.

People credited with this unit standard are able to: lead a workplace emergency response team(s)

in a workplace emergency situation; evaluate the likelihood of incident escalation during a

workplace emergency situation; and manage evacuation of non-essential personnel

from the area at risk from the workplace emergency.

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16808

Manage the workplace emergency response
to an emergency

This unit standard is for people in the workplace who are responsible for the implementation of workplace emergency procedures. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge

of human behaviour and hazard characteristics during a workplace emergency

manage activities in an emergency incident;

ensure emergency equipment is utilised in an emergency incident;

manage post-emergency recovery procedures for emergency resources

and conduct debriefing and post-incident reporting.



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the emergency warden team, using the following

NZQA Unit Standards for

Workplace Fire and Emergency Response


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EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM MEMBER

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16800

Take action to control small emergency situations
in a workplace

This unit standard is for people in the workplace who are required to take remedial actions as necessary

to attend, contain, and control small emergency situations in the workplace.

People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify and assess a small emergency situation

in a workplace; contain and control the small emergency;

and record and report the small emergency, and reinstate the use of emergency equipment.

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16801

Participate in a workplace emergency response team

This unit standard is applicable to people who have an identified role in an established

workplace emergency response team operated by a building owner/occupier or workplace employer.

People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the role and functions

f the workplace emergency response team; respond to emergencies in the workplace

and act to protect people from danger; and establish and maintain communication

during emergency events.

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16802

Act to protect people in situations of workplace danger

People credited with this unit standard are able to: take action in a workplace emergency to protect

people from danger prior to being evacuated

and initiate and conduct emergency workplace evacuations.



WORKPLACE EMERGENCY WARDEN

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16797
Identify, prepare for, and take action in a workplace emergency
This unit standard is for people in the workplace required to take initial action to contain,

control, and lessen the effects of a workplace emergency.

People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify types of emergencies

and prepare for potential emergencies that may interrupt workplace activities

and/or routines; take immediate action in the workplace to contain the effect

of an emergency; and assist in the evacuation of people from

danger in a workplace emergency.

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16798

Take preventative measures against emergencies in the workplace

This unit standard is for, but not restricted to, people in the workplace who have responsibility

for ensuring the safety of others through applying preventative measures against the possibility

of an emergency occurring. People credited with this unit standard are able to:

identify potential workplace emergency hazards and risks, and take corrective action;

and record and report hazards and risks that may cause an emergency or hinder an emergency response.

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16799
Carry out the duties of a workplace emergency warden
A unit standard is for people who are required, through their conditions of employment,
to carry out the duties of a workplace emergency warden. People credited with this unit standard
are able to:  carry out the duties of a workplace emergency warden,  
interact with responding emergency services and carry out post event requirements.

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3271
Suppress fire with hand extinguishers and fixed hose reels

People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of the fire classes

and fire suppression techniques, and select and implement a strategy to deal with fire.

This unit standard is applicable to members of the general public in industrial

and domestic situations.
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4647
Explain the principles of fire science

This unit standard is primarily for personnel whose duties involve fire and rescue response

in the workplace and will also be relevant to other learners who anticipate the need

to use hand-held fire extinguishers in industrial or domestic situations.

People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of the basic

principles of the chemistry of fire and the basic principles of the physics of fire.