HLTOUT008 Manage a scene unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage non-emergency and emergency situations. Individuals are required to follow procedures, evaluate scene safety and identify any security risks and to communicate and coordinate with other emergency services personnel involved in patient care at the scene. It also describes skills required for coordination with and by other emergency services personnel.
This unit applies to pre-hospital and out-of-hospital health care workers.
The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian Standards and industry codes of practice.