Profession refuse vehicle driver
Refuse vehicle drivers drive the large vehicles used for refuse collection. They drive the vehicles from the homes and facilities where the refuse is collected by the refuse collectors on the lorry and transport the waste to the waste treatment and disposal facilities.
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- Types of waste collection vehicles
Different types of heavy trucks used for waste collection such as front loaders, rear loaders, and side loaders.
- Waste transport legislation
Regulations and legislation concerning the safe transportation of hazardous and non-hazardous waste materials, products, and appliances.
- Waste management
The methods, materials and regulations used to collect, transport, treat and dispose of waste. This includes recycling and monitoring of waste disposal.
- Waste and scrap products
The offered waste and scrap products, their functionalities, properties and legal and regulatory requirements.
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- Maintain waste collection records
Maintain records on waste collection routes, scheduling, and types and volume of waste collected.
- Drive waste collection vehicle
Drive a heavy truck which is equipped for waste collection services in a safe manner, compliant with road legislation and waste management legislation.
- Use personal protection equipment
Make use of protection equipment according to training, instruction and manuals. Inspect the equipment and use it consistently.
- Adhere to transportation work schedule
Adhere to assigned work schedule as prepared by the transportation company.
- Park vehicles in depot
Park the vehicles used for professional activities in the designated area of vehicle storage after use, in a safe manner compliant with regulations.
Optional knowledge and skillsroad transport legislation dispose of hazardous waste operate gps systems hazardous waste storage establish waste collection routes maintain septic tanks assess waste type read maps dispose of non-hazardous waste collect industrial waste hazardous materials transportation maintain refuse collection equipment empty community waste collection bins collect domestic waste
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