This unit covers the explosion-protection aspects of plant and machinery operation and maintenance. It requires the ability to visually identify any damage or deterioration of explosion-protected equipment, monitor changes in the explosion hazard and to implement procedures established to limit the risk of an explosion.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
UEENEEM080A

Prerequisites

UEENEEG105A - Verify compliance and functionality of low voltage general electrical installations

UEENEEI112A - Verify compliance and functionality of instrumentation and control installations

MEM07001B - Perform operational maintenance of machines/equipment

PMAOPS201B - Operate fluid flow equipment

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 and knowledge: - Occupational Health and Safety responsibilities related to hazardous areas; - the roles of the parties involved in the safety of hazardous areas; - properties of combustible substances and their potential to create an explosive hazard; - the nature of hazardous areas; - explosive-protected equipment, and; - explosion-protection visual checks.

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