Competency in Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Automotive Environment


Unit Reference Number:     A/601/6338

Learning OutcomesAssessment Criteria
1be able to use correct personal and vehicle protection within the automotive environment1.1select and use personal protective equipment throughout activities. To include appropriate protection of:

a. eyes

b. ears

c. head

d. skin

e. feet

f. hands

g. lungs

1.2select and use vehicle protective equipment throughout all activities.
2be able to carry out effective housekeeping practices in the automotive environment2.1select and use cleaning equipment which is of the right type and suitable for the task.
2.2use utilities and appropriate consumables, avoiding waste
2.3use materials and equipment to carry out cleaning and maintenance duties in allocated work areas, following automotive work environment policies, schedules and manufacturers instructions
2.4perform housekeeping activities safely and in a way which minimizes inconvenience to customers and staff.
2.5keep the work area clean and free from debris and waste materials.
2.6keep tools and equipment fit for purpose by regular cleaning and keeping tidy
2.7dispose of used cleaning agents, waste materials and debris to comply with legal and workplace requirements.
3be able to recognise and deal with dangers in order to work safely within the automotive workplace3.1name and locate the responsible persons for health and safety in their relevant workplace
3.2identify and report working practices and hazards which could be harmful to themselves or others
3.3carry out safe working practices whilst working with equipment, materials and products in the automotive environment
3.4rectify health and safety risks encountered at work, within the scope and capability of their job role
4be able to conduct themselves responsibly4.1show personal conduct in the workplace which does not endanger the health and safety of themselves or others
4.2display suitable personal presentation at work which ensures the health and safety of themselves and others at work