Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when laying preformed kerbs and channels.
- 1.1 - Interpret and extract relevant information from drawings, specifications, schedules, risk assessments, method statements and manufacturers' information.
- 1.2 - Comply with information and/or instructions derived from risk assessments and method statements.
- 1.3 - Describe 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, risk assessments, method statements, manufacturers' information, verbal, written and graphical instructions and current regulations for laying preformed kerbs and channels.
Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when laying preformed kerbs and channels.
- 2.1 - Describe their responsibilities regarding potential accidents, health hazards and the environment whilst working:
– in the workplace, below ground level, in confined spaces, tools and equipment, with materials and substances, with movement and storage of materials 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 - Explain what the accident reporting procedures are and who is responsible for making reports.
Maintain safe and healthy working practices when laying preformed kerbs and channels.
- 3.1 - Use health and safety control equipment safely and comply with the methods of work to carry out the activity in accordance with current legislation and organisational requirements when laying preformed kerbs and channels.
- 3.2 - Demonstrate compliance with given information and relevant legislation when laying preformed kerbs and channels in relation to the following:
– safe use, storage and handling of materials, tools and equipment
– specific risks to health
– others affected by the work
- 3.3 - Explain why and when health and safety control equipment, identified by the principles of prevention, should be used, relating to laying preformed kerbs and channels, and the types, purpose and limitations of each type, the work situation and general work environment, in relation to:
– collective protective measures
– personal protective equipment (PPE)
– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)
- 3.4 - Describe how the relevant health and safety control equipment should be used in accordance with the given working instructions.
- 3.5 - Describe how emergencies should be responded to in accordance with organisational authorisation and personal skills when involved with fires, spillages, injuries and other task-related activities
Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to lay preformed kerbs and channels.
- 4.1 - Select resources associated with own work in relation to materials, components, fixings, tools and equipment.
- 4.2 - Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability, limitations and defects associated with the resources in relation to:
– sand, cement, aggregates, additives, sealants and resins
– kerbs, channels and combined drainage and kerb systems
– hand tools, power tools and ancillary equipment.
- 4.3 - Describe how to confirm that the resources and materials conform to the specification.
- 4.4 - Describe how the resources should be used correctly and how problems associated with the resources are reported.
- 4.5 - Explain why the organisational procedures have been developed and how they are used for the selection of required resources.
- 4.6 - Describe any potential hazards associated with the resources and methods of work.
- 4.7 - Describe how to identify by calculation, quantity, length, area and wastage associated with the method and procedure to lay preformed kerbs, channels and combined drainage and kerb systems.
Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when laying preformed kerbs and channels.
- 5.1 - Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage in accordance with safe working practices and organisational procedures.
- 5.2 - Maintain a clear and tidy work space.
- 5.3 - Dispose of waste in accordance with current legislation.
- 5.4 - Describe how to protect work from damage and the purpose of protection in relation to general workplace activities, other occupations and adverse weather conditions.
- 5.5 - Explain why the disposal of waste should be carried out safely in accordance with environmental responsibilities, organisational procedures, manufacturers’ information, statutory regulations and official guidance.
Complete the work within the allocated time when laying preformed kerbs and channels.
- 6.1 - Demonstrate completion of the work within the allocated time.
- 6.2 - Describe the purpose of the work programme and explain why deadlines should be kept in relation to:
– types of productivity targets and time scales
– how times are estimated
– organisational procedures for reporting circumstances which will affect the work programme.
Comply with the given contract information to lay preformed kerbs and channels to the required specification.
- 7.1 - Demonstrate the following work skills when laying preformed kerbs and channels:
– measuring, marking out, cutting, positioning, levelling, aligning, compacting, sealing and finishing.
- 7.2 - Use and maintain hand tools, power tools and ancillary equipment
- 7.3 - Lay preformed kerbs and/or channels and/or combined drainage and kerb systems to given working instructions.
- 7.4 - Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices, follow procedures, report problems and establish the authority needed to rectify them, to:
– confirm the area and location of work, the operations, safety and security requirements including temporary traffic management and immediate area protection
– identify different types of kerbs, channels and combined drainage and kerb systems
– conform to agreed specifications
– set out the area and prepare substrate and foundation for laying kerbs, channels and combined drainage and kerb systems
– lay and align kerbs, channels and combined drainage and kerb systems to the required specifications
– mark and cut kerbs, channels and combined drainage and kerb systems
– work around street furniture and ironwork
– protect completed work for curing process
– deal with others affected by the work
– return infrastructure to operational status
– recognise and determine when specialist skills and knowledge are required and report accordingly
– use hand tools, power tools and equipment.
- 7.5 - Describe the needs of other occupations and how to effectively communicate within a team when laying preformed kerbs, channels and combined drainage and kerb systems
- 7.6 - Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used when laying preformed kerbs, channels and combined drainage and kerb systems