From Package: Transport and Logistics
What you get
This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to load and unload vehicles carrying special loads, in accordance with relevant state/territory roads and traffic authority licence and permit requirements and regulations, as well as specific code, regulatory and permit requirements.
It includes loading and unloading special loads onto and from a vehicle, securing and protecting vehicle and load, and completing all required documentation.
Work is performed under some supervision generally within a team environment.
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. Load and unload vehicle||
1.1 Load characteristics are identified and taken into account when determining appropriate loading and unloading procedures
1.2 Hazardous cargo is identified and handled in accordance with required workplace procedures for hazardous and dangerous cargo
1.3 Vehicle is loaded in accordance with vehicle loading regulations and workplace safety requirements
1.4 Lifting aids and appliances are selected and used to aid loading procedures in accordance with workplace procedures and safety legislation
1.5 Vehicle is unloaded or partially unloaded in a safe and efficient manner taking into account suitable locations, stowage, safe use of equipment and balance of remaining load
1.6 Ancillary equipment is operated in accordance with company procedures and manufacturer instructions during loading and unloading operations
|2. Secure and protect vehicle and load||
2.1 Vehicle load is secured using correct load restraint and protection equipment for different loads, vehicles, and carriage conditions
2.2 Load is protected in accordance with legal and workplace safety requirements
2.3 Load distribution is checked to ensure it is even, legal and within vehicle safe working capacity
2.4 Loaded vehicle is inspected and checked for security to travel
|3. Complete documentation||
3.1 Documentation is completed and proofread in accordance with workplace procedures
3.2 All required cargo transportation documentation is completed in accordance with workplace requirements .