Control the transfer of recyclable materials

URN: euswo44
Business Sectors (Suites): Waste Resource Operations Management
Developed by: Energy & Utility Skills
Approved on: 01 Nov 2017


This standard is for those who control the transfer of recyclable materials with others. This includes ensuring all the necessary information is exchanged and that the exchange is understood. This also includes ensuring that any necessary documentation is completed,

Performance criteria

You must be able to:

  1. ensure that any plant and equipment required for the transfer is fit for

    the task, reporting ant defects

    1. ensure that information required for the transfer is accurate,

    complete and understood

    1. follow approved procedures to rectify any missing information

    follow approved organisational procedures and practices to carry

    out the handover of recyclable materials

    1. confirm completion of transfer and record information in line with

    organisational procedures

Knowledge and Understanding

You need to know and understand:

You need to know and 1.

  1. the importance of transferring accurate information

    the different types of transfer documentation and procedures

    your responsibilities for providing information

  2. the responsibilities of the recipient for understanding and clarifying


  3. where records are kept and their content

  4. the correct information required for the handover

  5. how to check whether the information is complete and accurate

    and who to report to if any documentation is missing or incorrect

  6. how to pass on the information clearly and concisely

  7. how to confirm that the recipient understands the information

  8. the implications of relevant legislation


Approved procedures and practices

Health, safety and environmental related to the individual and others,

organisational, regulatory, statutory, relevant company policies, risk



Any special instructions, problems identified and action taken, health

safety and environmental information, relevant documentation

Scope Performance

Scope Knowledge





Links To Other NOS

External Links

Version Number


Indicative Review Date

01 Nov 2021





Originating Organisation

Energy & utility skills

Original URN


Relevant Occupations

Public Services, Public Services and Care

SOC Code



Control; Handover; Recyclables; Materials; Risk assessment