Use environmental care procedures to undertake fire salvage operations

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Assessment Tool
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Assessment Template
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Assessment Matrix
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Wiki Markup
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Evidence Guide
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Competency Mapping Template
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Observation Checklist
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Self Assessment Survey
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Moodle Outcomes
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Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver FPICOT3252A, 'Use environmental care procedures to undertake fire salvage operations'.
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Identify environmental care requirements

1.1. Applicable Occupational Health and Safety (OHS), environmental, legislative and organisational requirements relevant to following environmental care practices in completing fire salvage operations are identified and followed

1.2. Work order is reviewed and environmental care requirements are identified and clarified with appropriate personnel

1.3. Existing and potential environmental risks and hazards are identified and reported to relevant personnel

2. Prepare for fire salvage operations

2.1. Schedule for salvaging is reviewed and confirmed with appropriate personnel

2.2. Operational activities are identified

2.3. Preliminary site work is confirmed

2.4. Tree location and stability are assessed for conditions likely to effect safety and merchandising priorities

2.5. Equipment is selected appropriate to work and environmental care requirements in line with workplace procedures

2.6. Equipment is checked for effectiveness in line with manufacturer's specifications

2.7. Planning permits and access permission are confirmed

2.8. Communication with others is established and maintained in line with OHS requirements

3. Perform fire salvage operations in line with environmental care requirements

3.1. Movement and whereabouts of personnel are monitored

3.2. Pre-harvesting environmental care requirements are undertaken

3.3. Designated trees are salvaged in line with salvage plan

3.4. Heads and non-merchantable stems are dispersed or otherwise handled in line with work order

3.5. Logs are hauled to log landings and landscape left in safe condition suitable for regeneration

4. Complete documentation

4.1. Product volumes are tallied and recorded in departing salvage site

4.2. Variations are reported in line with workplace procedures

4.3. Environmental care procedures are recorded and reported in line with workplace procedures

4.4. Breaches or potential breaches of relevant environmental regulations are reported in line with workplace procedures

Qualifications and Skillsets

FPICOT3252A appears in the following qualifications:

  • FPI30105 - Certificate III in Forest Growing and Management
  • FPI30205 - Certificate III in Harvesting and Haulage