This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to monitor the safety of transport activities.

It includes determining and monitoring chain of responsibility features in the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) or applicable state/territory law and regulations. It also involves administering and monitoring chain of responsibility workplace policies and procedures, and identifying and reporting chain of responsibility risks.
Work is performed under general direction.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
TLIF0014

Assessment

Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: *applying and monitoring workplace policies and procedures relating to safety of transport activities (chain of responsibility) in a supervisory function reflecting a minimum of four weeks *applying applicable state/territory law and regulations *applying chain of responsibility obligations relating to own job function on a minimum of three occasions *assessing the likelihood and consequences of harm relating to own job function on a minimum of three occasions *completing safety documentation of identified transport activities of a heavy vehicle risks on a minimum of three occasions, each about a different type of risk *identifying heavy vehicle transport activities risks *implementing relevant risk control measures and reporting actions taken to relevant person in accordance with workplace procedures on a minimum of three occasions. Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: *actions required when possible risks of the transport activity of a heavy vehicle are identified *consideration of external factors in managing speed and fatigue * due diligence including taking reasonable steps to: -acquire keep up to date on safe conduct of transport activities -identify the nature of the legal entity's transport activities, hazards and risks associated with those activities -ensure that appropriate resources are allocated and used to eliminate or minimise those hazards and risks -verify the control measures implemented are effective *function of driver and how they relate to transport activities including level of influence and control including: -duties within the individual's own function; performance under supervision *methods, industry standards and requirements to ensure management of fatigue, speed, load restraint, mass, dimension and heavy vehicle maintenance and how they relate to transport activity job functions *parties in the chain of responsibility and the concept of level of influence and control *potential consequences of non-compliance with the applicable heavy vehicle state/territory law and regulations * principal obligations relating to chain of responsibility in the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) or applicable state/territory law and regulations including: traffic conditions in managing speed and fatigue; fatigue, work and rest times; securing loads; vehicle dimension and load limits *transport activities as defined by the HVNL or applicable state/territory law and regulations *what constitutes a shared duty, a reasonable practicable, a risk and heavy vehicle transport activity as they apply to a range of job functions *location of information including; code of practices, policies and procedures relating to heave vehicle transport

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