A42 CRUSHER

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator

Preparing for Work

  • Name and explain the purpose of principal components, the basic construction, controls and terminology
  • Conform with manufacturer’s requirements as per the operator’s handbook, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation
  • Undertake all pre-use checks

Travelling & Manouvering

  • Configure and set for travel (mobile units)
  • Travel over rough, undulating ground and level surfaces
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces (mobile units)

Setting up for work

  • Configure and set for crushing duties to produce aggregate to specified sizes
  • Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services

Working Tasks

  • Crush differing types of materials
  • Sort materials into graded sizes
  • Control and maintain the work flow rate
  • Use appropriate communication procedures before and during work
  • Explain procedures for blockages and foreign object removal

Completing Work

  • Clean down the machine and working area

Shutting Down

  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures
  • Explain the loading, unloading and machine disassembly procedures for machine transporting