Handle and transport radioactive material

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 PSPRAD005, 'Handle and transport radioactive material'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Handle and transport radioactive material' 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



Elements describe the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions section.

1. Prepare for pick-up of items

1.1 Ensure compliance with licence, permit and vehicle requirements that apply to carrier of consigned items.

1.2 Confirm pick-up arrangements and specific requirements for loading, segregation, stowage, carriage, handling and unloading of the items.

1.3 Check that vehicle and communication devices are in good working order.

1.4 Ensure that required emergency response information is in vehicle cabin.

2. Check items prior to transport

2.1 Check that each item is intact.

2.2 Quarantine any item not safe for transport or with inconsistent paperwork, and promptly advise relevant personnel.

2.3 Check that size, weight, contents, packaging and label information for each item matches accompanying consignor’s declaration.

2.4 Check that carrier copies of required transport documents are present, accurate and complete.

2.5 Confirm that non-fixed external contamination of items does not exceed specified limit.

2.6 Confirm that maximum radiation level from any surface of items does not exceed specified limit.

3. Safely stow and transport items

3.1 Use radiation protection and safety procedures and manual safe-handling procedures when handling items.

3.2 Ensure that each item is securely stowed and segregated.

3.3 Record receipt of items.

3.4 Ensure that required dangerous goods signs/placards are attached to vehicle in correct positions.

3.5 Deliver items using agreed routes and schedules.

3.6 Ensure security of items when vehicle is unattended.

3.7 Arrange for safe, secure storage of items in accordance with the relevant code during extended stops or breaks in transit, during trans-shipment and if delivery cannot be completed.

4. Complete delivery of items

4.1 Check that each item is intact and matches consignor’s declaration before handover to user or consignee.

4.2 Quarantine any item that has visible damage or inconsistent paperwork and promptly advise relevant personnel.

4.3 Advise user or consignee of any specified requirements for the safe and secure interim storage of items.

4.4 Complete and file relevant transport documents.

5. Respond to potential or actual emergency incidents

5.1 Recognise unusual situations, unexpected hazards, and potential or actual emergency incidents.

5.2 Inform relevant personnel about the situation, hazard or incident and seek their advice.

5.3 Initiate appropriate workplace emergency first response.