RIICBS204D – Safely Handle Bituminous Materials

AAPA Members fee: $540.91 incl GST
Non-members fee: $818.18 incl GST
Level of difficulty: Intermediate
Delivery method: Face-to-face
Duration: 1 day

AAPA Endorsed / Industry Approved competency based course. Designed by industry to meet the Austroads guidelines, this course is required to protect the health and safety of workers, reduce the risk of injury and highlight your safety responsibilities.

Assessment

Mapped to the Nationally recognised unit of competency, participant assessment for the theory component is required. A workbook shall be fully completed throughout the course.

To receive the Statement of Attainment (SoA), participants must download and complete the documents required by the RTO (Registered Training Organisation) and send all required documentation to RudTek RTO. The cost of the assessment for all AAPA attendees is $100 and will be on charged by the RTO, only to participants who seek the SoA

The information can be found at:

https://www.aapa.asn.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/RudTek-Documents.pdf

Scope

This course provides essential instruction on safety for ALL personnel involved in storing, handling, working near, or supervising the use of, hot bituminous materials and asphalt.

The competency mapped course consists of formal presentations, highlight videos of hazards, guidance and selection on the correct use of fire extinguishers.

Covers risk minimisation strategies for common hazards present on bituminous surfacing sites including burns, boilovers, explosions, fire, inhalation of fumes and reversing plant.

Who should do this course?

Anyone working within the proximity of hot bitumen or asphalt and requiring proof of the industry approved AAPA endorsed course being completed.

Sealing and asphalt crews, tanker drivers and bitumen storage site operators, Supervisors, managers, contractors on a site or plant and non-field staff involved in directing others to use bitumen products

Outcomes

Course is now mapped to the theory competency outcomes required to meet RIICBS203D – Safely Handle Bituminous Materials.

If participants required the Statement of Attainment to achieve the RIICBS203D unit of competency, further information is required to be sent to AAPA’s course endorsed RTO – RudTek

At the conclusion of this course participants will be able to:

•   identify basic hazards associated with hot bitumen and asphalt road surfacing

•      identify specific hazards and safety procedures associated with the handling, blending, transportation, transfering and spraying of bitumen

•   describe hazards involved in the maintenance and repair of bitumen equipment

•   detail first aid for bitumen burns.

Engineers Australia CPD

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