This standard covers the competences you need to contribute to confirming the presence of munition(s) in accordance with approved procedures and practices.
You will be required to demonstrate that you can pinpoint and mark the position of the potential munition(s) to such proximity as to enable confirmation, reporting or challenge inconsistencies or anomalies of information 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 munitions clearance operators.
P1 work safely at all times, complying with relevant health and safety, environmental and other regulations, legislation and guidelines
P2 manage hazards effectively
P3 contribute to the selection and correct use of appropriate resources and equipment
P4 gain safe access to the potential munition(s) by the optimum means
P5 define/mark the route
P6 pinpoint and mark the position of the potential munition(s) to such proximity as to enable confirmation
P7 report or challenge inconsistencies or anomalies of information
P8 take prompt, corrective action in the event of problems arising
P9 communicate progress to colleagues
K1 the health, safety and environmental and other statutory legislation, regulations and safe working practices and procedures 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 possible range and effects of hazards
K5 why a particular detection method and certain resources are appropriate to the occasion
K6 the interaction between suites of equipment
K7 the basis on which you might report or challenge the accuracy or consistency of information
K8 the correct use, capabilities and limitations of equipment
K9 the stated criteria for searching the area and their implications
K10 operational requirements and organizational procedures
Benign environments; hazardous environments
Suitably equipped; with limited resources