Course Title:PUAFIR324 – Render Hazardous Materials Incidents Safe

Course Code: PUAFIR324

Award Issued: Identify, detect and monitor hazardous materials at an incident PUAFIR306
Render hazardous materials incidents safe PUAFIR320

Corequisite: Employ personal protection at a hazardous material incident PUAFIR308


PUAFIR215 Prevent injury and PUAFIR207 Operate breathing apparatus open circuit
Recertification: Determined by Operational and Currency Requirements

Duration: 20 Hours

Course Description: This unit covers the competency required to safely combat incidents involving hazardous materials.
‘Hazardous Materials’ is a generic term used to refer to an incident involving dangerous goods and hazardous substances.

Objectives: Designed for Emergency Response Teams who may be required to render Hazardous Materials Incidents safe.

Course Content:
• HAZCHEM & Dangerous Goods Legislation
• Ensure compliance with legislation
• HAZCHEM Incident Response protocols / procedures
• Personal Protective Equipment: Splash Suits, Gas Suits
• Decontamination and HOT/WARM/COLD Zone establishment
• HAZMAT Emergency Action Guides, HAG Sheets etc
• Safe Work Procedures

Assessment: Assessment will be performed progressively throughout the course using demonstrations of practical skills, scenario’s and short answer theory questions.

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For further information or course bookings, please call us on 1300 LifeAid (1300 543 324) or LifeAid

This Course is provided in partnership with, and is accredited by Fire and Safety Australia RTO:22250