Contribute to health and safety procedures in jetty operations

Business Sectors (Suites): Jetty Operations
Developed by: Cogent
Approved on: 30 Mar 2020


This standard covers the competences you need to contribute to health and safety procedures in jetty operations in accordance with approved procedures and practices.

You will be required to demonstrate that you can:
1 Maintain the safety of self and others
2 Maintain the security of the area of operation
3 Establish and maintain effective working relationships

During this work you must take account of the relevant operational requirements and safe working practices AS THEY APPLY TO YOU.

The activity is likely to be undertaken by someone in petro-chemical work setting, including individuals working in refineries, chemical plants and tank storage.

Performance criteria

You must be able to:

P1 identify safety hazards and take the appropriate action
P2 ensure that safe access to and egress from working area is maintained at all times
P3 keep working area clean and tidy at all times in accordance with requirements
P4 keep clear all escape routes and access to emergency and safety equipment
P5 ensure that only authorised people are allowed access to the work area
P6 obtain relevant safety equipment and approved tools
P7 use all relevant safety equipment and approved tool.
P8 use the appropriate manual handling methods
P9 return safety equipment and approved tools to designated areas after use and report any defects
P10 deal promptly and effectively with problems that are your responsibility, and report those that you cannot solve and/or are not your responsibility to the relevant person
P11 communicate all relevant information to the appropriate people
P12 work safely in accordance with operational and environmental requirements
P13 obtain security procedure information
P14 ensure that correct security procedures are followed
P15 ensure that appropriate method of contact is used with security personnel
P16 check security at prescribed intervals
P17 use appropriate documentation and observe confidentiality
P18 treat relevant others in a manner which promotes and maintains goodwill
P19 promptly and willingly meet reasonable requests from appropriate personnel
P20 provide clear, accurate and prompt information regarding daily work schedules to relevant others
P21 support and offer help to relevant others when requested

Knowledge and Understanding

You need to know and understand:

K1 how to identify safety hazards in your working area
K2 the appropriate action to take on identification of hazards
K3 how to keep the working area clean and tidy
K4 why it is important to keep the working area clean and tidy
K5 why it is important to keep the access to escape routes and safety
equipment clear
K6 how to obtain the correct safety equipment and approved tools
K7 how to ensure that the safety equipment and approved tools are fit for purpose
K8 the appropriate manual handling methods to use
K9 who are the appropriate/relevant personnel
K10 what relevant information should be communicated
K11 emergency procedures for the site
K12 the potential hazards associated with the particular working area
K13 the position of other relevant areas outside the site
K14 the types of activity occurring, and possible hazards, in areas adjacent to site
K15 your own responsibilities and duties and your duties under current
environmental legislation
K16 the reasons for use of safety equipment and devices and protective
K17 the procedures for obtaining medical assistance
K18 the safety roles of immediate supervisors, colleagues and safety
K19 the location and position of emergency exits, muster points and
emergency equipment
K20 the appropriate responses to fire and gas alarms on adjacent site.
K21 how to obtain security procedures
K22   the roles and responsibilities of the PFSO (Port Facility Security Officer)
K23  how to check the current security level of the port, and confirm the    ships level of security
K22 how to ensure that the correct security procedures are followed
K23 the methods that should be used to contact security personnel
K24 the correct method of contact to use for the security procedure
K25 where are the locations of security personnel
K26 the prescribed intervals when the security procedure needs to be

K27 why it is important to check the security procedure at irregular intervals
K28 how to ensure that only authorised personnel are allowed access to the operation
K29 why is it important to be authorised, and who to obtain authorisation from
K30 who are the appropriate/relevant personnel
K31 who are the relevant others                           
K32 how to treat the relevant others                                                            
K33 what are reasonable requests from relevant others                                 
K34 what is considered essential information concerning the daily work schedule                                                                                                           K35 the methods of handling and resolving difficulties in working relationships
K36 the relevant information that should be communicated


1 Obtain and use all relevant safety equipment/approved tools, to include all of the following:
1.1 safety showers
1.2 eye baths
1.3 gas detection equipment
1.4 fire fighting equipment

2 Identify safety hazards in your area to include:
2.1 housekeeping
2.2 trip and fall hazard
2.3 open access
2.4 gas/toxic release
2.5 source of ignition
2.6 slip hazard

3 Take the appropriate action to include at least one of the following:
3.1 rectification of hazard
3.2 prompt reporting
3.3 discontinuation of work
3.4 making affected others, including contractors, company personnel and
visitors, aware
3.5 directing affected others to a safe area

4 Ensure that all relevant security procedures are followed. This may include:
4.1 watch keeping
4.2 security permits
4.3 swiped access – ID
4.4 visitor pass

5 Establish and maintain working relationships in your working environment. This may include:
5.1 colleagues in the same work group
5.2 colleagues in other work groups
5.3 immediate supervisors
5.4 those for whom you have responsibility
5.5 personnel in other departments
5.6 external contacts/contractors

Scope Performance

Scope Knowledge





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Indicative Review Date

30 Mar 2026





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Relevant Occupations

Engineering, Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies, Engineering Professionals, Professional Occupations

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contribute, health, safety, jetty, operations, maintain, security self, others,