Conduct fumigation

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver PRMPM11B, 'Conduct fumigation'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Conduct fumigation' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1 Access and assess work site

1.1 Access work site in accordance with company requirements

1.2 Review work order in accordance with company requirements and clarify any issues with appropriate person(s)

1.3 Confirm authority of client requesting the fumigation services in accordance with company requirements

1.4 Identify hazards and control risks in the work site in accordance with legislative, occupational health and safety (OHS), public health and safety and company requirements

1.5 Assess the work site and the work site application characteristics in accordance with legislative and company requirements

1.6 Determine the size and usage pattern of the work site to ensure safety of all personnel and efficient use of equipment and fumigants

1.7 Assess work site for access, security arrangements, hazards and public health and safety issues in accordance with legislative, OHS and company requirements

2 Determine type and method of fumigation

2.1 Confirm the type of organisms and commodities in accordance with company requirements

2.2 Select fumigation method to suit type of organism, work site and commodities in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and environmental, legislative, OHS and company requirements

2.3 Select and access type of fumigant in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and client, environmental, legislative, OHS and company requirements

2.4 Establish capacity to create fumigation conditions in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and environmental, legislative, OHS and company requirements

2.5 Identify any factors affecting the completion of the work order and advise promptly the appropriate person(s)

3 Prepare work site for fumigation

3.1 Identify hazards and control risks using fumigants at the work site in accordance with legislative, OHS and company requirements

3.2 Advise adjoining properties, regulatory and other relevant authorities of proposed fumigation in accordance with legislative and company requirements

3.3 Install appropriate signage and barriers as required to maximise public health and safety during the fumigation in accordance with legislative and company requirements

3.4 Implement security measures to control unauthorised access to the work site during the fumigation and prescribed non-re-entry periods in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and legislative, OHS and company requirements

3.5 Create the conditions to ensure that the required concentration of fumigant is retained within the fumigation enclosure for the required period of time in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and public health and safety and company requirements

4 Prepare equipment and fumigants

4.1 Select and use suitable personal protective equipment (PPE) in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and legislative, OHS and company requirements

4.2 Select equipment appropriate for the fumigation in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and company requirements

4.3 Check calibration and operational effectiveness of equipment in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and company requirements

4.4 Set up equipment and adjust equipment to suit operator's requirements in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and company requirements

4.5 Select, transport, calculate dosage and prepare fumigants in order to control the risk of non-target contamination or exposure in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and environmental, legislative, OHS and company requirements

5 Conduct fumigation

5.1 Treat fumigation enclosure using appropriate equipment, fumigants and fumigation methods in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and environmental, legislative, OHS and company requirements

5.2 Check and adjust air-tight seal, where applicable, on fumigation enclosure in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and environmental, legislative, OHS and company requirements

5.3 Assess fumigant escape to control impact on public health and safety in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and environmental, legislative, OHS and company requirements

5.4 Respond to emergency situations using emergency response procedures in accordance with environmental, legislative, OHS and company requirements

6 Monitor fumigation

6.1 Monitor fumigation work site continuously to prevent unauthorised access and to maintain safe conditions in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and environmental, legislative, OHS and company requirements

6.2 Monitor and maintain fumigant concentrations over active period in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and environmental, legislative, OHS and company requirements

6.3 Maintain integrity of air-tight seals, where applicable, throughout the active fumigation period in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and environmental, legislative, OHS and company requirements

6.4 Maintain ongoing assessment of fumigant escape to control impact on public health and safety in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and environmental, legislative, OHS and company requirements

7 Ventilate fumigation enclosure

7.1 Establish suitable conditions to ventilate to control risks to public health and safety in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and environmental, legislative, OHS and company requirements

7.2 Implement approved method of safe release of fumigant in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and environmental, legislative, OHS and company requirements

7.3 Ventilate fumigation enclosure to remove fumigant in a safe and controlled manner in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and environmental, legislative, OHS and company requirements

7.4 Aerate fumigation enclosure and commodities in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and company requirements

7.5 Test fumigation enclosure and commodities for evidence of residual fumigant in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and environmental, legislative, OHS and company requirements

7.6 Notify client and other appropriate person(s) of any further risk control measures required in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and legislative, OHS and company requirements

8 Restore work site

8.1 Collect and remove all equipment, fumigants and waste in accordance with environmental, legislative, OHS and company requirements

8.2 Restore work site in accordance with work order and client, environmental and company requirements

8.3 Remove signage and barriers used when work site is available for re-use, in accordance with environmental, legislative, OHS and company requirements

9 Clean, safety-check and store equipment and fumigants

9.1 Clean and decontaminate equipment and PPE in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and environmental, OHS and company requirements

9.2 Safety-check equipment and PPE and record any maintenance required in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and OHS and company requirements

9.3 Store cleaned equipment and PPE to allow ready access and re-use in accordance with company requirements

9.4 Transport and store fumigants in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and OHS and company requirements

9.5 Dispose of all collected waste in accordance with work order, manufacturers' specifications and environmental, legislative, OHS and company requirements

9.6 Treat exposed skin to remove any contamination in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and OHS and company requirements

10 Update regulatory and company documentation

10.1 Complete and distribute regulatory and company documentation in accordance with environmental, legislative and company requirements

10.2 Update client records in accordance with company requirements


Qualifications and Skillsets

PRMPM11B appears in the following qualifications:

  • PRM30204 - Certificate III in Asset Maintenance (Pest Management - Technical)
  • PUA32809 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Preventive Health)