MDG41 Fluid Power Safety

The MDG41 course, short for Mechanical Design Guideline 41 has been designed to provide guidance and to assist tradespersons in managing the risks associated with fluid power systems at mine sites. The program covers the process to be employed, the standards to reference and the issues to be addressed in developing a management plan for the management of fluid power systems in mines. The course will cover the lifecycle of fluid power systems including design, installation, commissioning, operation, maintenance, repair and decommissioning in the context of use within the minerals and mining industry.

Course can be completed with an accredited or non-accredited outcome. Prices may vary depending on numbers and outcome provided

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Prerequisite Units

  • MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing
  • MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements
  • MEM18001C Use hand tools
  • MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations
  • MEM18055B Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components
Units of Competency
  • MEM18052B Maintain fluid power systems for mobile plant OR,
  • AURTTA3013 Repair hydraulic systems
Course Content
  • Purpose Scope and Background
  • General Requirements: OHS, Fluid Power Standards, Emergency Preparedness, Laws and Guidelines
  • Fluid Injection Injury and First Aid Principles
  • Lockout Procedures, Decommissioning, Isolation
  • Basic Diagnostics
  • Site Operation
  • Hose Installations and Pressure Ratings
  • Maintenance and Management Plans

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