This standard covers the competences you need to move explosive substances and/or articles manually in accordance with approved procedures and practices.
You will be required to demonstrate that you can take prompt and effective action to deal with actual and predicted changes to the planned use of resources, providing and receive constructive feedback on performance to make improvements 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 those working as storage and general explosives operators.
P1 work safely at all times, complying with health and safety, environmental and other relevant regulations, legislation and guidelines
P2 use the right equipment correctly
P3 take prompt and appropriate action to prevent accidents and hazards
P4 take prompt and effective action to deal with actual and predicted changes to the planned use of resources
P5 provide and receive constructive feedback on performance to make improvements
P6 ask for advice or assistance when a matter is beyond your capability or level of authority
P7 ensure that all documentation is correctly completed
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, risks and hazards of the explosive substance and/or article
K4 the actions to be taken in response to an unplanned event
K5 the requirements of the task
K6 manual handling techniques
K7 what could go wrong with the equipment and the action you should take
K8 what could go wrong with the explosive substances and/or articles and the action you should take
K9 reporting lines and procedures
K10 your level of authority
K11 when and from whom to seek advice or assistance
1 Handling: manually; using manual handling equipment