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Training Aids for Dam Safety module

Training Aids for Dam Safety module

preparing to conduct a dam safety inspection.

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Published by Bureau of Reclamation in Denver, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dam safety -- United States -- Programmed instruction.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPreparing to conduct a dam safety inspection., TADS, preparing to conduct a dam safety inspection.
    ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Reclamation.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various foliations) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15344590M

    The Evidence Guide forms an integral part of this Competency Standard Unit and shall be used in conjunction with all components parts of this unit and, performed in accordance with the Assessment Guidelines of this Training Package. However, it must be in accord with Industry and, Regulatory policy in this regard. This screening has yielded a clear but basic understanding of where the greatest risks and priorities are located. Kansas Dam Safety Conference Beginning inthe Water Structures Program at the Division of Water Resources has hosted an annual conference to increase stakeholder knowledge of dam safety and state regulations.

    Kansas Dam Safety Conference Beginning inthe Water Structures Program at the Division of Water Resources has hosted an annual conference to increase stakeholder knowledge of dam safety and state regulations. A room reservation beginning Sunday, May 3rdis advised. DSAC Class III Moderate Urgency — Dams that have issues where the dam is significantly inadequate or the combination of life, economic, or environmental consequences with probability of failure is moderate to high. Appropriate personnel may include hydro station operating staff, local councils, irrigation concerns, control centres, maintenance staff, emergency services personnel, downstream landowners. This should include: OHS policy and work procedures and instructions. Questioning will be undertaken in a manner appropriate to the skill levels of the operator, any cultural issues that may affect responses to the questions, and reflecting the requirements of the competency and the work being performed.

    It is suggested that you leave space in your luggage for these books or bring your method of payment and shipping label and the hotel will mail your books to your home office for you. The modules were developed by technical experts from participating federal and state agencies and are organized into 3 components: Dam Safety Inspection; Dam Safety Awareness, Organization, and Implementation; and Data Review, Investigation, Analysis and Remedial Actions for Dam Safety. This approach is best utilised in Apprenticeship programs and reduces assessment intervention. KSPOB Dam safety surveillance Specific skills needed to achieve the Performance Criteria: T1 Interpret plant drawings and manufacturers manuals T2 Select and utilise equipment and materials required to perform the work T3 Recognise work site and relevant associated equipment T4 Identify early warning signs and causes of dam failures T5 Undertake water sampling and recording procedures T6 Communicate effectively.


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Training Aids for Dam Safety module book

Range Statement The range statement relates to the unit of competency as a whole. Critical aspects for assessment and evidence required to demonstrate competency in this unit The candidate should demonstrate the ability to plan, schedule, implement and report on dam safety surveillance including: planning and preparing for dam safety surveillance implementing dam safety surveillance plans completing safety surveillance reports Context of and specific resources for assessment Access to the workplace and resources including: documentation that should normally be available in a water industry organisation relevant codes, standards, and government regulations Where applicable, physical resources should include equipment modified for people with disabilities.

This seminar provides attendees with comprehensive instruction in dam safety examination and evaluation. Registration is open to Federal agencies, Reclamation water district partners and tribal employees. Samples may be taken form dams, rivers, weirs and water conveyance assets and equipment, and testing may be pollution, pH, turbidity.

Components of the Periodic Inspection include evaluating annual inspection items; verifying proper operation and maintenance; evaluating operational adequacy, structural stability, and safety of the system; and comparing current design and construction criteria with those in place when the dam was built.

The seminar is suitable for engineers, technicians, maintenance personnel, and administrators responsible for dams. The seminar includes a visit to a local Colorado dam to practice inspection techniques during a simulated dam examination. Extreme weather conditions may be encountered over varied terrain requiring the use of 4WD vehicles.

Be sure to choose the class on May 4, The documents listed below are handouts used during the five-day training course. Dealing with an unplanned event by drawing on essential knowledge and skills to provide appropriate solutions incorporated in the holistic assessment with the above listed items Context of and specific resources for assessment 9.

Recordings may be in the form of log sheets or through electronic media. The extent of the Essential Knowledge and Associated Skills required follows: KSPOB Dam safety surveillance Evidence shall show that knowledge has been acquired for safe working practices of: T1 Relevant Environmental, Occupational Health and Safety legislation and regulations T2 Enterprise procedures T3 Plant drawings and manufacturers manuals T4 Introduction to and typical arrangements of hydroelectric generation plant T5 General layout of work site and associated equipment T6 Early warning signs and causes of dam failures T7 Dams, types and characteristics T8 Water chemistry T9 Water sampling procedures, recording procedures T10 Communication equipment and principles.

The basic seminar emphasizes the importance of dam safety and provides information and instruction in dam safety surveillance, including periodic review of pertinent records, visual examination, and monitoring of instrumentation. Unit Sector s. The first one is the Annual Inspection, which is performed on an annual basis to ensure the dam is being properly operated and maintained.

Assessment processes and techniques must be culturally appropriate, and appropriate to the language and literacy capacity of the candidate and the work being performed. It allows for different work environments and situations that will affect performance. Assessment of this unit will be supported with documentary evidence, by means of endorsement stating type and application of work.

However, it must be in accord with Industry and, Regulatory policy in this regard. Add any essential operating conditions that may be present with training and assessment depending on the work situation, needs if the candidate, accessibility of the item, and local industry and regional contexts.

Evidence for competence in this unit shall be considered holistically. For more information, contact Terry Medley at or terry. These dams have been evaluated and determined to present unacceptable societal risk for loss of life and property.What are the Dam Safety Program Performance Measures? • DSPPM 5 - Project Response Preparedness – Demonstrates: Amount of dam safety training aimed at maintaining capability to recognize & respond to conditions that may threaten dam safety & public safety.

– Demonstrates: Extent of up-to-date project (dam) documentation (e.g.

Dam Safety Publications

as-builts).Training aids for dam safety [microform]: module: Evaluation of seepage conditions Bureau of Reclamation Denver, Colo Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

Training Aids for Dam Safety: Inspection of Embankment Dams [open pdf - 4 MB]. Module 1 Introduction: "The first unit of the Embankment Dams module will introduce you to: [1] Embankment Dam Fundamentals, Characteristics of Embankment Dams, Types of Embankment Dams; [2] Embankment Dan Features; [3] Embankment Dam Inspection Techniques.".

in the Dam Safety and Reservoir Management program. The aim of the two week program is to provide the participants with: • Insights in modelling of dams, risk management, safety assessment and emergency planning.

• Knowledge for improvements in Operations and Maintenance (O&M), flood control and. This manual should not be used in lieu of appropriate dam safety technical courses or training by a dam safety professional in the area of dam inspection.

However, it should be used by experienced dam safety Part 2 of the Indiana Dam Safety Inspection Manual presents guidelines for preparing a Management and Maintenance (M&M) Plan for a dam. Dam Safety Monitoring Ver.

Enterprise Information Management System (EIMS) Training Manual 1 Module Description Dam Safety Monitoring Module is part of EIMS and facilitates in creation of dam data book, creation and maintenance of inspection records .