Unit of competency details

TLID3015 - Identify and label explosives/dangerous goods (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 29/Feb/2016

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to TLID3015A - Identify and label explosives and dangerous goodsUpdated to align with the Standards for Training Packages. 28/Feb/2016


Training packages that include this unit

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 089901 Purchasing, Warehousing And Distribution  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 089901 Purchasing, Warehousing And Distribution  09/Aug/2016 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 1. This is the first release of this unit of competency in the TLI Transport and Logistics Training Package.

Application

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to identify and label explosives/dangerous goods, in accordance with relevant Australian state/territory regulators and authorities concerned with the carriage of explosives and dangerous goods. This includes the current Australian Dangerous Goods (ADG) Code, Australian Code for the Transport of Explosives by Road and Rail (AE Code) and workplace procedures.

It includes assessing, handling and labelling explosives and/or dangerous goods, and complying with all required documentation.

Work is performed under limited or minimum supervision.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Pre-requisite Unit

Not applicable.

Competency Field

D – Load Handling

Unit Sector

Not applicable.

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENTS 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1 

Assess explosives/dangerous goods 

1.1

Load is checked for explosives/dangerous goods in accordance with relevant codes and government regulations

1.2

Types of explosives/dangerous goods are identified from labels, current ADG/AE Code declarations and placarding, in accordance with workplace procedures and all required action is taken to ensure compliance with relevant government regulations and current ADG/AE Code, as required

1.3

Load hazards are identified from labels and safety data sheets (SDSs)/material safety data sheets (MSDSs) and required action is taken to minimise, control or eliminate identified hazards

2 

Handle explosives/dangerous goods 

2.1

Identified explosives/dangerous goods are handled and loaded/unloaded in accordance with regulatory requirements, codes, national Load Restraint Guide (LRG) and workplace procedures

2.2

Appropriate personal protective equipment is used when handling explosives/dangerous goods in accordance with class, subsidiary risk and SDS/MSDS information

2.3

Identified hazards posed by explosives/dangerous goods concerned are taken into account when handling different types of load

2.4

When loading/storing explosives/dangerous goods, segregation procedures are followed in accordance with class and subsidiary risk information

3 

Label explosives/dangerous goods 

3.1

All packages/containers are labelled with class and subsidiary risk information, in accordance with current ADG/AE Code and workplace procedures as required

3.2

Dangerous goods declaration is included with manifest and other shipping documents

3.3

Vehicles carrying explosives/dangerous goods are placarded in accordance with current ADG/AE Code, as required

4 

Complete documentation 

4.1

Required transport documents are confirmed

4.2

All required transport documents are completed in accordance with current ADG/AE Code and workplace procedures as required

Foundation Skills

Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.

Range of Conditions

Range is restricted to essential operating conditions and any other variables essential to the work environment.

Non-essential conditions can be found in the Companion Volume Implementation Guide.

Unit Mapping Information

This unit replaces and is equivalent to TLID3015A Identify and label explosives and dangerous goods.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=df441c6e-213d-43e3-874c-0b3f7036d851

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 1. This is the first release of this unit of competency in the TLI Transport and Logistics Training Package.

Performance Evidence

Evidence required to demonstrate competence in this unit must be relevant to and satisfy all of the requirements of the elements and performance criteria on at least one occasion and include:

  • applying precautions and required action to minimise, control or eliminate identified hazards
  • communicating effectively with others
  • completing relevant documentation
  • correctly marking/labelling explosives and dangerous goods
  • handling explosives and/or dangerous goods in accordance with regulatory requirements, codes, national Load Restraint Guide (LRG) and employer policy as required
  • identifying and using required personal protective equipment
  • identifying explosives and dangerous goods from labels, in accordance with regulatory requirements and practices
  • identifying hazards from labels of explosives and dangerous goods
  • interpreting and following operational instructions and prioritising work
  • interpreting safety data sheets (SDSs)/material safety data sheets (MSDSs), containers and goods coding, markings and other information describing explosives and dangerous goods including emergency information panels for mode of transport/storage selected
  • locating, interpreting and applying relevant codes and regulations
  • maintaining workplace records for explosives and dangerous goods
  • monitoring work activities in terms of planned schedule
  • operating and adapting to differences in equipment in accordance with workplace procedures
  • reading and interpreting relevant instructions, procedures, information and signs
  • selecting and using required personal protective equipment, and conforming to industry and work health safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) standards
  • working collaboratively with others
  • working systematically with required attention to detail without injury to self or others, or damage to goods or equipment.

Knowledge Evidence

Evidence required to demonstrate competence in this unit must be relevant to and satisfy all of the requirements of the elements and performance criteria and include knowledge of:

  • characteristics of explosives and dangerous goods relevant to handling and transport
  • compatibility of various types of explosives and dangerous goods
  • housekeeping standards and procedures
  • relevant Australian and state/territory regulations and codes for identifying and labelling explosives and dangerous goods including the current Australian Dangerous Goods (ADG) Code and Australian Code for the Transport of Explosives by Road and Rail (AE Code)
  • risks and hazards when loading, unloading and handling explosives and dangerous goods, and related precautions to control the risk
  • site layout and obstacles
  • WHS/OHS procedures and guidelines concerning lifting and moving loads
  • workplace procedures and policies for identifying and labelling explosives and dangerous goods.

Assessment Conditions

As a minimum, assessors must satisfy applicable regulatory requirements, which include requirements in the Standards for Registered Training Organisations current at the time of assessment.

As a minimum, assessment must satisfy applicable regulatory requirements, which include requirements in the Standards for Registered Training Organisations current at the time of assessment.

Assessment must occur in workplace operational situations where it is appropriate to do so; where this is not appropriate, assessment must occur in simulated workplace operational situations that replicate workplace conditions.

Assessment processes and techniques must be appropriate to the language, literacy and numeracy requirements of the work being performed and the needs of the candidate.

Resources for assessment include:

  • a range of relevant exercises, case studies and/or simulations
  • applicable documentation including workplace procedures, regulations, current ADG/AE Code, codes of practice and operation manuals
  • relevant materials, tools, equipment and personal protective equipment currently used in industry.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=df441c6e-213d-43e3-874c-0b3f7036d851

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