Training Services Australia

Emergency Prevention and Incident Response

emergency preventionWho should do this training?

This workshop has been developed for those whose responsibilities include assisting with workplace emergency prevention and incident response. The course is ideal for those working at the level of a Work Health and Safety officer or advisor and forms part of the BSB41415 Cert IV in Work Health and Safety qualification.

Please note that the course is specifically applicable to those operating under the:

  • Occupational Safety and Health Act (WA) 1984, or
  • Mines Safety and Inspection Act (WA) 1994

How long does the course go for?

The workshop duration is 4 days.

What is the cost?

$950 per person.
The price is for our public workshops in our Perth office. Special rates can be negotiated for programs conducted by Training Services Australia on behalf of our clients, exclusively for their personnel.

Where are the training locations?

Our public workshops are located in Perth at our training centre. We can also offer in-house client specific training overseas, throughout regional Australia as well as all capital cities including Darwin, Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra.

When is the course available?

Public course dates are listed below. Please click on the date to enrol. In-house private training can be arranged at a time and date suitable to your business.

Are there any course pre-requisites?

No qualifications are necessary to participate in this workshop. However, a reasonable level of reading and writing ability is required, as well as basic computer skills. It is recommended that participants attend this course after they have completed TSA’s ‘Research and apply WHS legislation’ course or be a currently elected Safety and Health Representative.

Which unit(s) are covered?

PUAWER002B – Ensure workplace emergency prevention procedures, systems and processes are implemented
BSBWHS406 – Assist with responding to incidents
BSBCMM401 – Make a presentation

What topics and activities are included?

Day 1

Introduction to workplace emergencies

  • Workplace emergency prevention processes
  • Emergency protection systems and control equipment

Day 2

Introduction to incident response

  • Initial incident response
  • Introduction to incident investigation
  • Conducting an incident investigation

Day 3

Planning a presentation

  • Structuring a presentation
  • Presentation aids and materials
  • Organising the presentation

Day 4

Communication skills

  • Delivering the presentation
  • Review and evaluate the presentation

Is there any pre-course work?

Before attending the workshop, participants are encouraged to access and bring a copy of their organisation’s:

  • Emergency response plan for the workplace
  • Incident report forms
  • Incident investigation forms

Participants are also advised to think about a topic for a 10 – 15 minute presentation which they will make on the final day of the course. A WHS topic is recommended but not essential. It is recommended that participants bring any equipment / resources that they will need for the presentation.

What about homework and assessment requirements?

Participants may be required to complete some work at home after each day of the course, in preparation for the following day.
Please note that participants will be given time on the course to plan and organise an oral presentation which they will make on the final day, but may need to finalise their preparations and rehearse their presentation for homework.

The assessment for this course consists of:

  • Assessment questions and activities to be completed on-course
  • Post-course assessment activities requiring candidates to practically apply the competencies in the workplace
  • Third party report from supervisor confirming practical application of competencies in the workplace


This course forms part of the BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety. This qualification was superseded by the BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety on 30 August 2019, however Training Services Australia is permitted to continue training, assessing and issuing the BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety until 29 August 2020. For further information, please contact a TSA Training Advisor.

Is there any more information?

Yes! Click here for more detailed course information including Language Literacy and Numeracy requirements, RPL and other general advice. Please also review our learner agreement prior to enrolment which contains important information about your rights and obligations as well as support services. Additionally you can email us here or call us on 08 9422 6444.