From Package: Transport and Logistics
What you get
This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to handle dangerous goods and hazardous substances in accordance with relevant work health safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) regulations concerning the safe handling of dangerous goods and hazardous substances, within the transport and logistics industry.
It includes identifying requirements for working with dangerous goods and/or hazardous substances, confirming site incident procedures and selecting handling techniques. Work is performed under general supervision.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
By the end of this training course, participants will:
|1. Identify requirements for working with dangerous goods and/or hazardous substances||
1.1 Dangerous goods/hazardous substances are identified from information including class labels, manifests and other documentation
1.2 Job hazards are identified and required action is taken to minimise, control or eliminate identified hazards
1.3 Storage requirements for dangerous goods/hazardous substances are identified and applied
1.4 Legislative requirements for dangerous goods/hazardous substances are used to plan work activities
1.5 Handling procedures for different classes and characteristics of goods are observed
1.6 Confirmation is sought from relevant personnel where dangerous goods/hazardous materials do not appear to be appropriately marked
|2. Confirm site incident procedures||
2.1 Incident reporting processes are identified
2.2 Emergency equipment is located and checked in accordance with workplace procedures and statutory regulations
2.3 Emergency procedures are identified and confirmed
|3. Select handling techniques||
3.1 Load handling and shifting procedures are selected in accordance with identified requirements for particular goods
3.2 Handling equipment is checked for conformity with workplace requirements and manufacturer guidelines
3.3 Suitable signage or placards are checked for compliance with workplace procedures, as required