This standard covers the competences you need to use and maintain search or munition clearance equipment in accordance with approved procedures and practices.
You will be required to demonstrate that you can ensure the serviceability of the equipment, reporting any defective equipment through the appropriate channels. Preparing, operate and maintain the equipment correctly according to the manufacturer’s instructions 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 munition clearance supervisors and operators.
P1 work safely at all times, complying with relevant health and safety, environmental and other regulations, legislation and guidelines
P2 ensure the serviceability of the equipment, reporting any defective equipment through the appropriate channels
P3 prepare, operate and maintain the equipment correctly according to the manufacturer’s instructions
P4 meet operational requirements and organizational procedures
P5 take readings and measurements accurately
P6 report any inaccuracies or inconsistencies of information
P7 monitor consumables continuously and arrange for their replenishment
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 environment in which the task will take place
K5 how to inspect, test, prepare and operate equipment
K6 acceptable tolerances of accuracy of the equipment
K7 operational requirements and organizational procedures
K8 the capabilities, limitations and uses of resources
K9 the requirements of the servicing schedule
K10 how to report any defective equipment and the importance of following up
Different types of equipment: hand; powered
Benign environments hazardous environments
Suitably equipped with limited resources