Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when providing details to memorial stones.
- 1.1 - Interpret and extract relevant information from drawings, specifications, schedules, method statements, codes of practice, customer requirements, risk assessments 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, method statements, risk assessments, manufacturers’ and technical information, official guidance, codes of practice, customer requirements and current regulations associated with providing details to memorial stones.
Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when providing details to memorial stones.
- 2.1 - Describe their responsibilities regarding potential accidents, incidents, health hazards and the environment, whilst working:
–in the workplace, below ground level, in confined spaces, at height, with tools and equipment, with materials and substances, with movement/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, public 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 providing details to memorial stones.
- 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 providing details to memorial stones.
- 3.2 - Demonstrate compliance with given information and relevant legislation when providing details to memorial stones, in relation to the following:
–safe use of access equipment
–safe use, storage and handling of materials, tools and equipment
–specific risks to health.
- 3.3 - Explain why and when health and safety control equipment, identified by the principles of prevention should be used, relating to providing details to memorial stones, 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)
–local exhaust ventilation (LEV).
- 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, near misses, evacuations and other task-related activities.
Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to provide details to memorial stones.
- 4.1 - Select resources associated with own work in relation to materials, components, tools and equipment.
- 4.2 - Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability, limitations and defects associated with the resources in relation to:
–vinyl sheeting, rubber
–paints, varnish, gold size
–fittings and fixings
–hand tools, power tools, ancillary tooling equipment, safety equipment and mechanical lifting 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 calculate quantity, length, area, volume and wastage associated with the method/procedure to provide details to memorial stones.
Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when providing details to memorial stones.
- 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 - Explain how to comply with employer’s quality requirements.
- 5.5 - Describe how to protect work from damage and the purpose of protection in relation to general workplace activities, other occupations and adverse weather conditions.
- 5.6 - Explain why the disposal of waste should be carried out safely in accordance with environmental responsibilities, organisational and quality procedures, manufacturers’ information, statutory regulations and official guidance.
Complete the work within the allocated time when providing details to memorial stones.
- 6.1 - Demonstrate safe completion of the work within the estimated, agreed allocated time.
- 6.2 - Describe the purpose of the work programme and explain why deadlines should be kept in relation to:
–types of programmes of work and estimated times
–organisational procedures for reporting circumstances which will affect the work programme.
Comply with the given contract information to provide details to memorial stones to the required specification.
- 7.1 - Demonstrate the following work skills when providing details to memorial stones:
–measuring, marking out, positioning, inscribing, ornamenting and finishing.
- 7.2 - Use and maintain hand tools, ancillary tooling equipment, power tools and safety equipment.
- 7.3 - Produce working templates for sand blasting to given working instructions.
- 7.4 - Arrange the lifting of memorial stones to given working instructions.
- 7.5 - Produce details on memorial stones to given working instructions with:
–sand blast lettering
–sand blast ornamentation
–painting to letters and ornamentation
–gilding to letters and ornamentation
–hand polished (honed) surfaces.
- 7.6 - Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices, follow procedures, report problems and establish the authority needed to rectify them, to:
–identify and follow the organisational quality requirements
–identify and understand the properties of the different types of stone (limestone, sandstone, granite, marble, slate)
–produce working templates for sand blasting
–sand blast lettering and ornamental relief work
–paint to lettering and relief work
–gild to lettering and relief work
–hand polish (honed) surfaces
–operate sand blast equipment
–generate designs/lettering using computer equipment
–understand the principles of hand cut ornamentation
–lift and position memorial stones
–understand the protocols relating to the bereaved and the public
–determine when specialist skills and knowledge are required and report accordingly
–understand specific requirements for structures of special interest, consecrated and non-consecrated ground and historical and environmental significance
–work with, around and in close proximity to plant and machinery
–use hand tools, ancillary tooling equipment, power tools, ancillary and safety equipment.
–work at height
–use access equipment.
- 7.7 - Describe the needs of other occupations and how to communicate effectively within a team when providing details to memorial stones.
- 7.8 - Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used when providing details to memorial stones.