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Competencies covered

MSMWHS200: Work safely

MSFFL3002: Establish and maintain a safe flooring technology work environment

TLID2003: Handle dangerous goods/hazardous substances


Your trainer may ask you to complete this assignment as one of the assessment requirements for this unit. For more information about the assessment process and advice on what to do if you need help with your reading and writing, go to Assessment requirements.

Answer the following questions in relation to the emergency evacuation procedure at your own workplace (or alternatively at a building site you have worked at recently):

  1. Where is the emergency assembly area?

  2. What is the signal for an emergency evacuation (for example, is it three bursts of the hooter)?

  3. Briefly describe the procedure that people must follow for an emergency evacuation.

  4. For each of the fire extinguishers shown below, answer the following questions:

  • What are the contents?

  • What class or classes of fires the extinguisher designed for?

  • Which types of fires is it not suitable for?

Doc (421 KB) 'Dealing with emergencies' Assignment template

Click on the link above to go to the Word document you will need to complete. You should fill in your answers on-screen and then either:

  • print out a hard copy to send to your trainer by post

  • save the file electronically to submit to your trainer as an email attachment.

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