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Maintaining and Repairing Industrial Storage Systems in the Workplace

Reference
J/600/7237
Level
Level 2
Credit Value
12
Guided Learning Hours
40
Grading Type
Pass/Fail
Aim
The aim of this unit is to illustrate the skills, knowledge and understanding required to confirm competence in maintaining and repairing industrial storage systems in the workplace within the relevant sector of industry.


Learning Outcomes Assessment Criteria
The Learner Will The Learner Can
1 Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when maintaining and repairing industrial storage systems.
  • 1.1 - Interpret and extract information from drawings, specifications, schedules, manufacturers' information, risk assessments and method statements.
  • 1.2 - Comply with information and/or instructions derived from risk assessments and method statement.
  • 1.3 - State the organisational procedures developed to report and rectify inappropriate information and unsuitable resources and how they are implemented.
  • 1.4 - Describe different types of information, their source and how they are interpreted in relation to:
    - drawings, specifications, schedules, manufacturers' information, risk assessments, method statements and regulations governing industrial storage systems.
2 Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when maintaining and repairing industrial storage systems.
  • 2.1 - Describe their responsibilities under current legislation and official guidance whilst working:
    - in the workplace, in confined spaces, at height, with tools and equipment, with materials and substances, with movement/storage of materials and by manual handling and mechanical lifting.
  • 2.2 - Describe the organisational security procedures for tools, equipment and personal belongings in relation to site, workplace, company and operative.
  • 2.3 - State what the accident reporting procedures are and who is responsible for making reports.
3 Maintain safe working practices when maintaining and repairing industrial storage systems.
  • 3.1 - Use personal protective equipment (PPE) and access equipment safely to carry out the activity in accordance with legislation and organisational requirements when maintaining and repairing industrial storage systems.
  • 3.2 - Explain why and when personal protective equipment (PPE) should be used, relating to maintaining and repairing industrial storage systems, and the types, purpose and limitations of each type.
  • 3.3 - State how emergencies should be responded to in accordance with organisational authorisation and personal skills when involved with fires, spillages, injuries and other task-related hazards.
4 Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to maintain and repair industrial storage systems.
  • 4.1 - Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, limitations and defects associated with the resources in relation to:
    - frames, beams, rails, support and anchoring devices
    - ancillary pallet racking and industrial shelving components
    - hand and/or powered tools and equipment.
  • 4.2 - Select resources associated with own work in relation to materials, components, fixings, tools and equipment.
  • 4.3 - State how the resources should be used correctly, how problems associated with the resources are reported and how the organisational procedures are used.
  • 4.4 - Outline potential hazards associated with the resources and method of work.
  • 4.5 - Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area and wastage associated with the method/procedure to maintain and repair industrial storage systems.
5 Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when maintaining and repairing industrial storage systems.
  • 5.1 - Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage.
  • 5.2 - Minimise damage and maintain a clean work space.
  • 5.3 - Describe how to protect work from damage and the purpose of protection in relation to general workplace activities, other occupations and adverse weather conditions.
  • 5.4 - Dispose of waste in accordance with legislation.
  • 5.5 - State why the disposal of waste should be carried out in relation to the work.
6 Complete the work within the allocated time when maintaining and repairing industrial storage systems.
  • 6.1 - Demonstrate completion of the work within the allocated time.
  • 6.2 - State the purpose of the work programme and explain why deadlines should be kept in relation to:
    - types of progress charts, timetables and estimated times
    - organisational procedures for reporting circumstances which will affect the work programme.
7 Comply with the given contract information to maintain and repair industrial storage systems to the required specification.
  • 7.1 - Demonstrate the following work skills when maintaining and repairing industrial storage systems:
    - measuring, marking out, fitting, finishing, positioning, replacing and securing.
  • 7.2 - Maintain and repair industrial storage systems to given working instructions for standard adjustable pallet racking (APR) (up to 12 metres) plus two items from group 1 and one item from group 2:
    Group 1 (pallet racking):
    - drive in/drive through
    - dynamic storage
    - high bay (over 12 metres)
    - mobile
    - mini load
    - cantilever
    - rack clad
    - multi tier.
    Group 2 (industrial shelving systems):
    - carton live
    - single tier
    - multi tier
    - long span
    - mobile.
  • 7.3 - Describe how to apply safe work practices, follow procedures, report problems and establish the authority needed to rectify them, to:
    - maintain and repair standard adjustable pallet racking (APR) (up to 12 metres)
    - install drive in and/or drive through and/or live storage and/or high bay (over 12 metres) and/or mobile and/or mini load and/or cantilever and/or rack clad and/or multi tier pallet racking systems
    - maintain and repair carton live and/or single tier and/or multi tier and/or long span and/or mobile industrial shelving systems
    - identify faults, report and/or rectify within the limits of your capabilities
    - ensure equipment is functioning correctly
    - use hand tools, power tools and equipment
    - work at height
    - use access equipment.
  • 7.4 - Safely use and store hand tools, portable power tools, ancillary equipment and materials.
  • 7.5 - State the needs of other occupations and how to communicate within a team when maintaining and repairing industrial storage systems.
  • 7.6 - Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used when maintaining and repairing industrial storage systems.
Assessment guidance and/or requirements
This unit must be assessed in a work environment, in accordance with the ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated Assessment Strategy for Construction and the Built Environment.
Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry experience and a sufficient depth of relevant occupational expertise and knowledge, and must use a combination of assessment methods as defined in the Consolidated Assessment Strategy.
Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.
This unit must be assessed against two endorsements from group one and one endorsement from group two:
Group 1 (pallet racking):
- Drive in/drive through
- Dynamic storage
- High bay (over 12 metres)
- Mobile
- Mini load
- Cantilever
- Rack clad
- Multi tier.
Group 2 (industrial shelving systems):
- Carton live
- Single tier
- Multi tier
- Long span
- Mobile.

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