Gas Test Perth


Performance Evidence

Evidence required to demonstrate competence in this unit must be relevant to and satisfy all of the requirements of the elements and performance criteria and must include the ability to:

  • recognise and assess conditions that require testing
  • identify the appropriate action according to procedures and within scope of responsibility, including:
  • selecting, preparing and using gas testing equipment
  • applying testing regime
  • selecting and using personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • identifying hazards and applying control measures
  • cleaning and maintaining equipment
  • take readings and interpret, report/record relevant data
  • apply known solutions to routine problems
  • communicate clearly and unambiguously with a range of personnel on safety conditions and procedures.

Knowledge Evidence

Evidence must be provided that demonstrates knowledge of:

  • organisational procedures, including:
  • work permit systems
  • safety, hazards and hazard control
  • incident, fire and accident
  • PPE
  • organisation standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • common atmospheric hazards and contaminants
  • explosive range, upper and lower explosive limits
  • exposure standards (time-weighted average, short-term exposure limits, peak limitation values, and examination of toxic effect at the level of a range of flammable gases)
  • conditions under which atmospheres become hazardous
  • units of measurement used to express concentration of atmospheric contaminants (mg/cubic m. ppm, % v/v).