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Elements and Performance Criteria

  1. Apply SHE practices
  2. Assess and control risks
  3. Follow emergency procedures
  4. Implement environmental procedures

Performance Evidence

A person demonstrating competency in this unit must satisfy all of the elements, performance criteria and foundation skills of this unit. If a specific volume or frequency is not stated below, then evidence must be provided that the following requirements have been performed on at least one occasion:

follow applicable legal and regulatory requirements, and codes of practice related to safety, health and the environment

interpret and implement SHE policies

identify environmental hazards and equipment faults and demonstrate appropriate response procedures manage environmental hazards

follow emergency procedures

record and report SHE incidents.

Knowledge Evidence

A person competent in this unit must be able to demonstrate knowledge of:

organisational and site standards, requirements, policies and procedures for the implementation of SHE policies and procedures

environmental risks and hazard identification

processes for the assessment and control of risks

emergency procedures

environmental protection requirements

principles of environmental sustainability:

waste management

recycling and reuse

emissions control

energy efficiency

procedures for recording and reporting :



equipment malfunctions

controls for :

air emissions

solid and hazardous wastes

contamination of land





water discharges

energy use

raw material and resource use

hazardous material storage and handling.