This standard covers the competences you need to gather information to assist in generating explosive article design options in accordance with approved procedures and practices.
You will be required to demonstrate that you can confirm your understanding of the design requirements, obtaining and reviewing information that will affect the design 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 researchers, designers and developers.
P1 work safely at all times, complying with health and safety, environmental and other relevant regulations, legislation and guidelines
P2 confirm your understanding of the design requirements
P3 obtain and review information that will affect the design
P4 document the information in the correct format
P5 present the information, acknowledging all sources
P6 show where any gaps in the information suggest the need for further investigations
P7 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 the required functioning of the explosive substance or article
K6 information sources and document systems
K7 the requirements of the structure and content of design specifications
K8 how to present the information
K9 reporting lines
K10 your own level of authority and that of others you work with
K11 the requirements of confidentiality
1. Information sources: informal; internal reports; external publications
2. Format: verbal; written; graphic