Assessment

SAFETY
Q and A

You have a demolition that will require a number of Det Dem Elec to be fired by a single RFU. Do you connect them in Series or Parallel, and why?

(So if one Det fails, all will fail; or all will be known to function)

Who is authorised to carry out repairs to Mini-RABS units?

(Qualified and trained pers)

When a Det is connected to a Charge, is the RFU Test button to be used?

What is the minimum length of firing cable to be used for an RFU?

(15 Meters)

If the module test LED remains illuminated (steady red) is the unit to be used?

(No. Quarantine)

What points are to be checked during the Non-Tech Inspection?

(Cleanliness, Battery compartment, Functionality)

What points are to be checked during storage?

(Remove batteries from RFUs, Recharge TXU)

SET UP, FUNCTION TESTING AND OPERATION

Identify main components

(TXU, RFUs, antennae, Aux Battery Pack, 240vCharger)

State the 4 modes of operation

(MAN, PROG, AUTO, REPLAY)

Trainee is provided with 1 x TXU and 2 x RFU, carry out function testing

(Continuity test RFUs, Box Test from TXU)

Was the trainee able to conduct and replay a programmed firing sequence using REPLAY mode?

FIRE CIRCUIT USING MANUAL FIRE MODE
Preparation Phase

Did the Trainee Brief all involved , about task & expected out comes?

Did the Trainee Designate safe area

Conduct Phase

Did the Trainee run out cable & conduct continuity check using RFU?

Did the Trainee switch the RFU on?

Did the Trainee Close the circuit - Open the circuit - Close the circuit during ‘Arming’ phase?

Did the Trainee switch the RFU off?

Did the Trainee ensure bared ends of cable are shunted together?

Detonator

Did the trainee safely handle the detonator at all times (earthing drills done)?

Did the trainee wear the correct PPE when handling the detonator at all times?

Did the trainee correctly and safely inspect the detonator?

Did the trainee use the correct procedure for testing Det
(Det under sandbag)
?

Did the trainee correctly conduct Continuity check using RFU?

Did the trainee ensure bared ends of Det are shunted together?

Did the trainee correctly and safely handles detonator?

Did the trainee places the detonator in a safe area?

Immediately Before Arming Charge

Did the trainee Confirm everyone was undercover?
(* First Safety Check)

Arming the Charge

Did the trainee visually check area?

Did the trainee Secure the Det to the Charge?

Did the trainee Switch RFU to ‘ON’ before retiring

Did the trainee Retire to firing point?

Firing the Charge

Did the trainee Account for all personnel on return to Safe Area?
(*Second Safety Check)

Did the trainee visually conduct the safety checks?
Yell “undercover”
(*Third Safety Check)

Did the trainee Box Test the RXU?

Did the trainee Fire the RXU?

Did the trainee shout “firing” when firing the charge?

Did the trainee conduct the correct Misfire Procedure? (if applicable)

Did the trainee observe the “30” seconds last frag" wait time?

FIRE PROGRAM

Did the trainee Fire the pre-programmed firing sequence on the RXU?

Did the trainee shout “firing” when firing each event?

MISFIRE PROCEDURE

Did the trainee conduct a Box Tests RXU No. #-# ensuring that MAN is not still on A/F?

Did the trainee attempt to Re-Fire the RXU?

Did the trainee Inform all of “Misfire”?

Did the trainee wait misfire time as required?

Did the trainee Prepare/test new RFU if required?

Did the trainee Move forward ?

Did the trainee Switch off the RFU?

Did the trainee remove firing cable from the RFU & shunt the wires?

Did the trainee remove the Det from charge and Place under a sandbag ?

Did the trainee Carry out replacement firing?

Did the trainee Place misfire Det on charge?

Did the trainee Switch RFU to ‘ON’ before retiring

Did the trainee Retire to firing point?

Post Blast and Site Clearance

Did the trainee ensure all personnel are briefed to stay undercover prior to leaving safe area?

Did the trainee observe all safety precautions on approaching disposal site?

Did the trainee correctly inspect the disposal site?

Did the trainee give the all clear correctly?

Did the trainee Check firing cable for damage ?

Did the trainee remove Det wires and shunts bared ends of firing cable?

Control of Work Party

Did the trainee effectively control the work party throughout the task?

Did the trainee maintain control of the TXU throughout task?

ASSESSMENT RESULTS and DECLARATION of EXPLOSIVES USED

COMMENTS OF ASSESSOR: (To Provide Feedback To Trainees IAW Principles Of Assessment)

ASSESSMENT RESULTS

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Explosive Stores Used
ITBFE (ea)

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