This unit describes a participant s skills and knowledge required to apply initial response First Aid in Coal and Metalliferous mining.
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.
Unit Sector Coal mining and metalliferous mining
Foundation skills: essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit.
Course outcome On successful completion learners will be issued with a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment.
Location Training is conducted at ECB Training Services, or if required, training can also be conducted on your site providing the following requirements are met:
Training room with tables, chairs & screen
Please contact the office for further information.
On completion of the course, participants will have gained the following skills and knowledge to:
Plan and prepare for initial response
Access, interpret and apply First Aid documentation and ensure work activity is compliant
Obtain, read, interpret, clarify and confirm work requirements
Risk assessment, hazard identification and environmental issues and implement control measures
Identify and act on, and report breaches in site safety
Select and wear appropriate PPE.
Communication and coordination with others prior to, during and on completion of the work activity
Review first aid resources and record, report and replenish shortages
Identify and apply site procedures for conducting high risk activities
Apply operational safety measures
Recognise and respond to alarms
Apply basic firefighting techniques
Identify emergency escape route(s) and procedures
Maintain personal wellbeing
Identify risks to personal wellbeing and recognise preventative strategies
Identify, act on, and report situations which may endanger others
Access and explain verbally or in writing the requirements for fitness for duty
Comply with work health and safety policies including smoking, alcohol and drug use
Observe relevant codes and traffic management requirements
Identify and report incidents
Completion and filing of documentation complying with workplace procedures
RIIWHS205D –is required by the traffic controller for licensing.
Cancellations within 48 hours may incur a 20% cancellation fee, no refund is given for non-attendance or cancellation on the day of the training. Where ECB Training Services receives sufficient notice of cancellation (at least 48 hours), a refund is available.