Experienced Worker Test,
upon successful completion the candidate will be able to:
Name and explain the purpose of principle components, the basic construction, controls and terminology
Conform with manufacturers requirements as per the operators handbook, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation
Undertake all pre-use checks
Check emergency lowering functions
Configure and set plant equipment for site travel
Travel over inclines on level surfaces and rough terrain – where applicable
Explain travel procedures and precautions over rough terrain and inclines
Manoeuvre in confined spaces
Configure and set plant for accessing duties
Position the platform to access a work position
Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services
Access working points up to full operating height
Travel with a raised platform (where applicable) and employ extension units
Carry out shut down and securing procedures
Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting
Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as a plant operator.
Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook for the particular machine to be used, and be familiar with other types of information sources and relevant legislation.
Be able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and explain their functions.
Be able to locate and identify steering, driving and braking controls and explain their functions.
Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturer’s and legislative requirements.
Check all emergency lowering functions.
Safely mount and dismount the machine.
Configure the machine for travel.
Configure the machine for travel and manoeuvre it safely on level / rough ground and inclines in open and confined areas.
Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area, including overhead and underground hazards.
Manoeuvre the machine to the work area and correctly configure in readiness to carry out lifting and load handling tasks.
Carry out accessing tasks, at various points up to full operating height.
Travel with platform raised (where applicable).
Use platform extension section.
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of loading and unloading procedures for machine transportation.
Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures.