A50 LOADER/SECURER STGO

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a loader/securer

Preparing for Work

  • Name and explain types of transporter, purpose, 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 on the transporter and prime mover

Travelling & Manouvering

  • Configure and set for site and public highway travel, loaded and unloaded

Setting up for work

  • Prepare the area for loading and unloading duties
  • Configure and set the transporter for loading and unloading duties
  • Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services
  • Arrange, use and comply with communication procedures

Working Tasks

  • Load or direct and position different items of plant on and off a trailer
  • Arrange, secure and ready items of plant on the trailer in preparation for travel on the public highway
  • Explain STGO legislative requirements for transporting loads on the highway
  • Explain considerations when planning a route on the public highway
  • State requirements to be undertaken when loading and unloading on the public highway

Completing Work

  • Prepare the crane in preparation of movement from lifting duties

Shutting Down

  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures
  • Explain the Road Traffic Act requirements