Assess the operational capability of gas safety equipment on a delivery vehicle
Issue Date: January 2019
This competency standard shall apply to work sites where the bulk distribution of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) occurs using delivery vehicles, subject to all Workplace Health and Safety (WHS)/Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and duty of care requirements being met for the workplace.
This unit is intended as an entry level AQF 3 competency for new entrants in the gas industry. It is suitable for employment-based programs under an approved contract of training.
This unit covers the assessment of the gas and safety equipment on a delivery vehicle for the distribution of gaseous fuel in accordance with relevant legislation, codes, regulations and established procedures.
It encompasses assessing the equipment, identifying faults, using standard operating procedures, liaising with appropriate persons, conducting inspections and tests. Delivery vehicles include heavy rigid or heavy combination gaseous fuel bulk tankers.
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