Weed and Seed Training

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 08/06/2016
8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location
Ag Training

Categories


Unit of Competency AHCBIO201A Inspect and clean machinery for plant, animal and soil material

Introduction

Weed & Seed training applies to anyone who is moving machinery or equipment, such as combine harvesters, tractors, vehicles, trucks, dozers, graders, excavators, front end loaders, backhoe, scrapers and drill rigs from one location to another to ensure that soil borne pathogens and weed are not relocated to the new site

You will develop the skills to prepare for cleaning, carry out cleaning and appropriate disposal of waste.

Clean machinery and equipment

Select correct cleaning equipment and tools

Blow out entire engine compartment area and radiator core and under engine and over condensers – blowing from inside out with low air pressure or using a high pressure washer on a low pressure setting.

Wipe up any oil and grease

Vacuum the inside of the cabins

Blow out chassis and axle areas,, sump guards, tyres and rims

Blow off all exterior points

Blow all support equipment and vehicles

Blow out inside cab – floor, behind seats and map pockets

Wash all exterior with high volumes of water at a designated wash down facility

Check all areas after cleaning

Replace all parts, covers, guards and secures safety cable

Complete cleaning work

Dispose of waste and infected material or weeds

Complete all reports and cleaning logbooks correctly and promptly