A68 PLANT DRIVING

Roles & Responsibilities

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

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 manual, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation
  • Undertake all pre-use checks

Travelling & Manouvering

  • Configure and ready for travel
  • Travel the machine over a variety of relevant surfaces and gradients (where applicable)
  • Travel and manoeuvre in confined spaces
  • Identify and explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services

Setting up for loading and unloading (optional)

  • Ensure the area and transporter are prepared for loading and unloading operations
  • Configure the machine for manoeuvring onto and off a relevant transporter
  • Explain the requirements that determine the suitability of the transporter to the machine
  • Explain how environmental issues can affect the loading and unloading procedure
  • Explain issues relating to the loading and unloading of plant on or near to the public highway

Loading & Unloading (optional)

  • Manoeuvre a relevant machine onto and from a given transporter following given signals
  • Configure the machine for transport following given instructions
  • Egress and access the operating position/cab whilst on the transporter

Shutting Down

  • Select suitable parking places
  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures