This standard covers the competences you need to contribute to efficiency in the workplace in accordance with approved procedures and practices.
You will be required to demonstrate that you can ensure that restrictions to progress of work are communicated to the appropriate person(s) for appropriate action and records are maintained in accordance with operational and organizational requirements in accordance with approved procedures.
This activity is likely to be undertaken by someone whose work role involves explosives work activities. This includes blasting personnel.
P1 work and the operational area are organized in an orderly way to minimize hazards
P2 work materials are used and stored in accordance with the work activity and to approved procedures and practices
P3 tools and equipment are maintained ready for use and stored in designated places when not required
P4 restrictions to progress of work are communicated to the appropriate person(s) for appropriate action
P5 communications are clear and carried out in accordance with operational and organizational procedures
P6 problems and conditions outside the responsibility of the job holder are referred to an authorized person
P7 records are maintained in accordance with operational and organizational requirements
P8 work is carried out to approved procedures and practices and in compliance with statutory requirements
K1 health, safety and environmental and other statutory legislation, regulations and safe working practices and procedures governing explosives and their implications for your area of work
K2 characteristics of work materials relevant to the work activity
K3 types of tools and equipment used with the operation and work activity
K4 arrangements, designated places and working procedures for storing tools and equipment
K5 relevant methods for the storage of the work materials
K6 relevant means of communication used in the work activity
K7 procedures for reporting of problems
1. Approved procedures and practices in the context of the operations, the work activity and the workplace environment (organisational; environmental; regulatory; emergency; operational)
2. Responsibilities under the Health and Safety Statutory Requirement