Safe Work Instructions

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Air Hoses & Air Operated Tools

Working with compressed air including air hoses and air operated tools.

Includes a competency assessment.

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Batteries (Automotive)

Storage, handling, charging and safe disposal of automotive batteries.

Includes a competency assessment.

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Bench Grinder

Safe use of a bench grinder.

Includes competency assessment.

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Bio-Hazards & Sharps Handling

Infection control and safe sharps handling.

Includes a competency assessment.

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Brake Lathe

Safe use of a brake lathe.

Includes a competency assessment.

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Chemical Management

The safe handling of chemicals including storage, decanting, labelling, chemical usage, fuels and disposal.

Includes a competency assessment.

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Customer Safety

Protecting the general safety of customers, including when entering the workshop.

Includes a competency assessment.

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Engine Crane

The safe operation of an engine crane.

Includes a competency assessment.

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Engine Support Brace

Safe use of an engine support brace.

Includes a competency assessment.

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Forklift Operation

The safe operation of a forklift. 

Includes a competency assessment.

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Hydraulic Press

Safe use of a hydraulic press.

Includes a competency assessment.

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Ladder & Safety Step

The safe use of ladders and safety steps.

Includes a competency assessment.

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Manual Handling

General manual handling and lifting recommendations.

Includes a competency assessment.

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Modified Vehicle Controls

Working with and driving vehicles that have modified controls. 

Includes a competency assessment.

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2 Post Vehicle Hoist

The safe operation of a 2 post vehicle hoist.

Includes a competency assessment.

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4 Post Vehicle Hoist

The safe operation of a 4 post vehicle hoist.

Includes a competency assessment.

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Belly/Scissor Vehicle Hoist

The safe operation of a belly / scissor vehicle hoist.

Includes a competency assessment.

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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Using, storing and caring for your PPE.

Includes a competency assessment.

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Refuelling using a Portable Fuel Container

Safely refuelling a vehicle using a portable fuel container.

Includes a competency assessment.

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Spray Painting

The safe spray painting of vehicles and vehicle parts.

Includes a competency assessment.

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Spring Compressor

Safe operation of a spring compressor.

Includes a competency assessment.

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Test Driving Vehicles

Driving vehicles to diagnose concerns, ensure vehicle is running optimally or during a roadworthy inspection.

Includes a competency assessment.

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Working in the Forecourt, Yard or Carpark

Safety requirements when working in the forecourt, yard or carpark. 

Includes a competency assessment.

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Transmission Jack

The safe operation of a transmission jack. Transmission jacks are also known as transmission stands or gearbox stands. Transmission jacks provide support when working to remove/install heavy objects from the underside of a vehicle.

Includes a competency assessment.

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Trolley Jacks & Jack Stands

Safe use of a trolley jack and jack stand, primarily to remove and fit wheels while a vehicle is jacked on the ground.

Includes a competency assessment.

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Tyre Fitting Machine

Removing tyres from the rim and fitting new ones, using the tyre fitting machine.

Includes a competency assessment.

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Tyre Handling & Storage

The safe handling and storage of tyres.

Includes a competency assessment.

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Wheel Lifting Equipment

The safe use of wheel lifting equipment to fit and remove wheels from vehicles. 

Includes a competency assessment.

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Tyre Trolley

The safe use of a tyre trolley.

Includes a competency assessment.

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Cleaning an Engine Bay

Safely cleaning an engine bay using degreaser.

Includes a competency assessment.

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Wheel Alignment

Safety considerations when completing a wheel alignment. 

Includes a competency assessment.

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Wheel Balancing Machine

The safe operation of a wheel balancing machine.

Includes a competency assessment.

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Wheel Handling & Fitting

Safe handling of wheels including the safe fitment and removal from vehicles. 

Includes a competency assessment.

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Working in Awkward Positions

Working in awkward positions such as over the engine bay or under the dashboard.

Includes a competency assessment.

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Working on Vehicles with Engine Off

Working on vehicles with the engine off and the engine has cooled down. This instruction includes safely starting a vehicle that has all wheels in contact with the ground or driveable surface, such as a hoist. 

Includes a competency assessment.

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Working on Vehicles with Engine Operating or Hot

Safety considerations when working on a vehicle while the engine is operating or hot.

Includes a competency assessment.

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Workshop Doors

The safe operation of workshop doors, including manual roller and panel doors.

Includes a competency assessment.

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Workstation Ergonomics

The ergonomic set-up of a workstation.

Includes a competency assessment.

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Out of Service

Using an out of service tag on damaged or faulty plant, machinery, equipment or tools.

Includes a competency assessment.

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Vehicle Movement

Safety requirements when moving vehicles, including in and out of the workshop, in the forecourt, around the yard and in the carpark. This SWI also covers the steps required to prevent uncontrolled vehicle movement. 

Includes a competency assessment.

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