1.1 Review task instructions, consult with relevant persons to seek clarification as required, and obtain relevant workplace information.
1.2 Obtain and interpret information, including safe work method statements (SWMSs), required to ensure that activities are performed in compliance with workplace-specific and safe work requirements.
1.3 Obtain and interpret information required to ensure that equipment inspection, use, maintenance and storage complies with manufacturer requirements.
1.4 Identify workplace and task-specific hazards and determine required risk controls and safety measures and equipment, including signs and barricades, personal protective equipment (PPE), and fall prevention and fall arrest equipment.
1.5 Calculate load weight, dimensions and centre of gravity.
1.6 Determine lifting and slinging points.
1.7 Calculate derated working load limit (WLL) of lifting equipment resulting from selected slinging techniques.
1.8 Establish required communication methods with plant operator.