This standard covers the competences you need to escort the explosive substances and articles load in accordance with approved procedures and practices.
You will be required to demonstrate that you can ensure that you understand the brief and your responsibilities in this task, ensuring that the vehicle is never left unattended at any time during the journey in accordance with approved procedures.
This activity is likely to be undertaken by someone whose work role involvesWeapons, Ordnance, Munitions or Explosives work activities. This includes general explosives workers.
P1 work safely at all times, complying with health and safety, environmental and other relevant regulations, legislation and guidelines
P2 ensure that you understand the brief and your responsibilities in this task
P3 ensure that the vehicle is never left unattended at any time during the journey
P4 contact the emergency services promptly in the event of a breakdown or emergency if appropriate
P5 assist the driver as necessary in the event of an emergency or breakdown
P6 confirm your safe arrival at the correct destination
P7 maintain an appropriate level of confidentiality
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 nature of the load and the hazards and risks attached to it
K5 the relevant safety precautions for the load
K6 the safety issues relating to the load
K7 the requirements of confidentiality
1 Situations: in normal conditions; in the event of an emergency or breakdown