This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to apply fatigue management strategies within the transport and logistics industry. Work is undertaken in compliance with relevant legislation, regulations, codes and guidelines.
It includes identifying and acting on signs of fatigue and implementing appropriate strategies to minimise fatigue during work activities, in particular when operating equipment, trains, vehicles, load shifting equipment, marine vessels and aircraft.
Work is performed under some supervision generally within a team environment.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
Elements and Performance Criteria
Elements describe the essential outcomes.
Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.
Identify and act on signs of fatigue
Potential causes of fatigue are identified and action is taken to minimise their effects in accordance with company procedures
Personal warning signs of fatigue are recognised and necessary steps are taken in accordance with workplace procedures, to ensure that effective work capability and alertness are maintained
Implement strategies to minimise fatigue
Workplace procedures are assessed to minimise fatigue
Factors that increase the risk of fatigue-related accidents and incidents are minimised
Fatigue management strategies are implemented in accordance with workplace policy
Lifestyle choices are made that promote the effective long-term management of fatigue
Effective practices in combating fatigue are adopted and applied
Personal fatigue management strategies are communicated to relevant people
Appropriate counter measures are planned to combat fatigue
Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.
Range is restricted to essential operating conditions and any other variables essential to the work environment.
Non-essential conditions can be found in the Companion Volume Implementation Guide.
F â€“ Safety Management