This standard covers the competences you need to organize own work and maintain standards in accordance with approved procedures and practices.
You will be required to demonstrate that all hazards and potential hazards identified in the workplace are dealt with appropriately within the responsibility and capability of the work operator and reported promptly to the appropriate person(s) 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 activities are carried out safely to avoid creating hazardous situations that may endanger operators of the work and other personnel
P2 hazards and potential hazards identified in the workplace are dealt with appropriately within the responsibility and capability of the work operator and reported promptly to the appropriate person(s)
P3 communications are clear and information or instruction is confirmed as understood
P4 all tools and equipment are used safely in accordance with organizational procedures, manufacturers instructions and relevant statutory regulations
P5 work materials and components are handled and stored in accordance with approved procedures and practices
P6 manual handling is carried out safely using appropriate handling techniques
P7 accident(s) and incident(s) are reported promptly to an authorized person in accordance with approved procedures and practices
P8 appropriate personal protective equipment is used in compliance with safe working practices
P9 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 hazards in the context of the working environment
K3 procedures for reporting and dealing with hazards
K4 types of tools and equipment to be used relevant to the work activity
K5 types of materials and substances associated with the work
K6 how to identify and report hazards to the working environment including restrictions to access and egress; mis-use of tools and equipment; faulty equipment; hazardous substances; interference with and from adjacent activities; obstructions; exposed apparatus; structures; services.