8.13 Drive the vehicle in restricted spaces

Key Role

This standards comprises the following elements:

1 Select a space for manoeuvring the vehicle
2 Manoeuvre the vehicle in restricted spaces

This activity is likely to be undertaken by someone whose work role involves Weapons, Ordnance, Munitions or Explosives work activities. This includes people working as transport operators

Performance Criteria

1 Select a space for manoeuvring the vehicle
P1 work safely at all times, complying with health and safety, environmental and other relevant regulations, legislation and guidelines
P2 identify a safe and suitable space for the vehicle and the manoeuvring activities to be undertaken
P3 Determine whether the vehicle can be manoevred safely within the available space
P4 Identify alternative spaces if necessary

Knowledge and Understanding

1 Select a space for manoeuvring the vehicle
K1 the 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 the relevance of personal protective equipment (PPE)
K3 the actions to be taken in response to an unplanned event
K4 the dimensions of the vehicle
K5 the clearances that are necessary for the vehicle and different activities
K6 the type of damage that could occur during manoeuvring
K7 the possible problems of using other people to assist during manoeuvring

Scope and Range

1 activities: loading, unloading, refuelling, parking, maintenance
2 manoeuvre: forward movements; reverse movements; turns
3 legal, safety and operating requirements: highway codes, transport
regulations, load restrictions, alcohol limits and drug restrictions,drivers’ hours
4 road users: motor vehicles, motor bikes, bicycles, pedestrians, animals