This standard covers the competences you need to create the specification for the design of complex explosive articles in accordance with approved procedures and practices.
You will be required to demonstrate that you can determine how your organization can best respond to the requirements in terms of workload and resources. Identifying and prioritize the key aspects of the design specifications in accordance with approved procedures and practices.
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 senior research leaders working at strategic level with organizations outside their own.
P1 work safely at all times, complying with health and safety, environmental and other relevant regulations, legislation and guidelines
P2 ensure that the technical requirements are understood and specified
P3 verify that the requirements are interpreted correctly
P4 determine how your organization can best respond to the requirements in terms of workload and resources
P5 identify and prioritize the key aspects of the design specifications
P6 specify the quality assurance requirements, referencing relevant regulations and standards
P7 record information, in accordance with organizational requirements
P8 prepare and present specifications, using the correct format
P9 maintain the requirements of confidentiality at all times
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 nature, characteristics, hazards and risks of the explosive substances and/or articles
K4 the actions to be taken in response to an unplanned event
K5 your organization’s business and research strategies
K6 the customer’s needs
K7 information sources and document types
K8 the environmental factors relating to the intended use of the explosive article
K9 your organization’s requirements for the specification, in terms of structure, format and content
K10 analytical methods and techniques
K11 evaluation methods and techniques
K12 your organization’s capabilities, capacity and constraints
K13 the roles and responsibilities, strengths and weaknesses of your collaborative partners
K14 the requirements of quality standards and guidelines
K15 reporting lines
K16 communication techniques
K17 your own level of authority, and that others you work with
K18 the requirements of confidentiality
1. People: customers; colleagues; sponsors; collaborators
2. Presentation: verbally; in writing.
3. Environmental factors: pressure; temperature; humidity; vibration; shock.