Unit of competency details

TLIF4065 - Ensure compliance with Australian Dangerous Goods Code (Release 1)

Summary

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

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to TLIF4065A - Ensure compliance with Australian Dangerous Goods CodeUpdated 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 061301 Occupational Health And Safety  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 061301 Occupational Health And Safety  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 ensure compliance with the current Australian Dangerous Goods (ADG) Code as part of work undertaken in various contexts within the transport and logistics industry.

It includes ensuring responsibilities for handling and transporting dangerous goods are defined, managing performance and controlling risks, maintaining records and evaluating effectiveness.

The unit generally applies to those who lead others individually or in teams.

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

Pre-requisite Unit

Not applicable.

Competency Field

F Safety Management

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 

Ensure responsibilities for handling dangerous goods are defined 

1.1

Responsibilities and duties for transporting and handling dangerous goods are clearly defined, allocated and included in job descriptions and duty statements for all relevant positions

1.2

Any relevant licensing requirements for employees are confirmed

2 

Manage performance and control risks 

2.1

Ongoing system for controlling risks based on a hierarchy of control is developed, and is integrated within general work procedures

2.2

Measures to control assessed risks and to monitor conformance are developed and implemented, in accordance with relevant dangerous goods transport regulations, code of practice and workplace priorities

2.3

Non-conformance is investigated and procedures for rectification are instituted

2.4

Inadequacies in dangerous goods transport procedures are identified and measures are implemented to improve workplace practice

3 

Maintain records 

3.1

Dangerous goods records system is established in accordance with relevant legislative framework

3.2

Accurate and legible records for operation within the workplace are completed in accordance with dangerous goods transport enterprise policies and legislative requirements

4 

Evaluate effectiveness 

4.1

Feedback about effectiveness of dangerous goods transport policies, procedures and programs is collected from work group and is provided to senior management

4.2

Improvements to dangerous goods transport procedures are proposed to senior management

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 TLIF4065A Ensure compliance with Australian Dangerous Goods Code.

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:

  • communicating effectively with others
  • complying with applicable regulations and current Australian Dangerous Goods (ADG) Code
  • complying with workplace documentation and current ADG Code
  • identifying hazards and applying precautions and required action to minimise, control or eliminate identified hazards
  • implementing contingency plans, particularly to deal with any potential ADG Code breaches
  • modifying activities depending on operational contingencies, risk situations and environments
  • monitoring work activities of team members in terms of planned schedule
  • reading and interpreting current ADG Code, related documents and procedures, and information and materials provided as guidance notes
  • using effective communication techniques
  • working collaboratively with others to ensure compliance with health and safety requirements, and current ADG Code.

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:

  • relevant required documentation
  • relevant sections of national and state/territory regulatory requirements and codes of practice, including current ADG Code, conditions and duty holders to whom it applies
  • relevant work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) and environmental procedures and regulations particularly as they overlap with the current ADG Code
  • workplace procedures for:
  • emergency management plan
  • managing and controlling hazardous situations when carrying out work activities
  • safe transfer and storage of dangerous goods and hazardous materials
  • transport emergency response plan (TERP).

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 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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