47.0604 - Maintenance and Light Repair (2014)

Plus Technical

Plus I. Engine Repair
  Plus A. General
    1. Research applicable vehicle and service information, vehicle service history, service precautions, and technical service bulletins.
    2. Verify operation of the instrument panel engine warning indicators.
    3. Inspect engine assembly for fuel, oil, coolant, and other leaks; determine necessary action.
    4. Install engine covers using gaskets, seals, and sealers as required.
    5. Remove and replace timing belt; verify correct camshaft timing.
    6. Perform common fastener and thread repair, to include: remove broken bolt, restore internal and external threads, and repair internal threads with thread insert.
    7. Identify hybrid vehicle internal combustion engine service precautions.
  Plus B. Cylinder Head and Valve Train
    1. Adjust valves (mechanical or hydraulic lifters).
  Plus C. Lubrication and Cooling Systems
    1. Perform cooling system pressure and dye tests to identify leaks; check coolant condition and level; inspect and test radiator, pressure cap, coolant recovery tank, and heater core and galley plugs; determine necessary action.
    2. Inspect, replace, and adjust drive belts, tensioners, and pulleys; check pulley and belt alignment.
    3. Remove, inspect, and replace thermostat and gasket/seal.
    4. Inspect and test coolant; drain and recover coolant; flush and refill cooling system with recommended coolant; bleed air as required.
    5. Perform engine oil and filter change.
Plus II. Automatic Transmission and Transaxle
  Plus A. General
    1. Research applicable vehicle and service information, fluid type, vehicle service history, service precautions, and technical service bulletins.
    2. Check fluid level in a transmission or a transaxle equipped with a dip-stick.
    3. Check fluid level in a transmission or a transaxle not equipped with a dip-stick.
    4. Check transmission fluid condition; check for leaks.
  Plus B. In-Vehicle Transmission/Transaxle
    1. Inspect, adjust, and replace external manual valve shift linkage, transmission range sensor/switch, and park/neutral position switch.
    2. Inspect for leakage at external seals, gaskets, and bushings.
    3. Inspect replace and align power train mounts.
    4. Drain and replace fluid and filter(s).
  Plus C. Off-Vehicle Transmission and Transaxle
    1. Describe the operational characteristics of a continuously variable transmission (CVT).
    2. Describe the operational characteristics of a hybrid vehicle drive train.
Plus III. Manual Drive Train and Axles
  Plus A. General
    1. Research applicable vehicle and service information, fluid type, vehicle service history, service precautions, and technical service bulletins.
    2. Drain and refill manual transmission/transaxle and final drive unit.
    3. Check fluid condition; check for leaks.
  Plus B. Clutch
    1. Check and adjust clutch master cylinder fluid level.
    2. Check for system leaks.
  Plus C. Transmission/Transaxle
    1. Describe the operational characteristics of an electronically-controlled manual transmission/transaxle.
  Plus D. Drive Shaft, Half Shafts, Universal and Constant-Velocity (CV) Joints
    1. Inspect, remove, and replace front wheel drive (FWD) bearings, hubs, and seals.
    2. Inspect, service, and replace shafts, yokes, boots, and universal/CV joints.
  Plus E. Differential Case Assembly
    1. Clean and inspect differential housing; check for leaks; inspect housing vent.
    2. Check and adjust differential housing fluid level.
    3. Drain and refill differential housing.
  Plus F. Drive Axles
    1. Inspect and replace drive axle wheel studs.
  Plus G. Four-wheel Drive/All-wheel Drive
    1. Inspect front-wheel bearings and locking hubs.
    2. Check for leaks at drive assembly seals; check vents; check lube level.
Plus IV. Suspension and Steering Systems
  Plus A. General
    1. Research applicable vehicle and service information, vehicle service history, service precautions, and technical service bulletins.
    2. Disable and enable supplemental restraint system (SRS).
  Plus B. Related Suspension and Steering Service
    1. Inspect rack and pinion steering gear inner tie rod ends (sockets) and bellows boots.
    2. Determine proper power steering fluid type; inspect fluid level and condition.
    3. Flush, fill, and bleed power steering system.
    4. Inspect for power steering fluid leakage; determine necessary action.
    5. Remove, inspect, replace, and adjust power steering pump drive belt.
    6. Inspect and replace power steering hoses and fittings.
    7. Inspect pitman arm, relay (centerlink/intermediate) rod, idler arm and mountings, and steering linkage damper.
    8. Inspect tie rod ends (sockets), tie rod sleeves, and clamps.
    9. Inspect upper and lower control arms, bushings, and shafts.
    10. Inspect and replace rebound and jounce bumpers.
    11. Inspect track bar, strut rods/radius arms, and related mounts and bushings.
    12. Inspect upper and lower ball joints (with or without wear indicators).
    13. Inspect suspension system coil springs and spring insulators (silencers).
    14. Inspect suspension system torsion bars and mounts.
    15. Inspect and replace front stabilizer bar (sway bar) bushings, brackets, and links.
    16. Inspect strut cartridge or assembly.
    17. Inspect front strut bearing and mount.
    18. Inspect rear suspension system lateral links/arms (track bars), control (trailing) arms.
    19. Inspect rear suspension system leaf spring(s), spring insulators (silencers), shackles, brackets, bushings, center pins/bolts, and mounts.
    20. Inspect, remove, and replace shock absorbers; inspect mounts and bushings.
    21. Inspect electric power-assisted steering.
    22. Identify hybrid vehicle power steering system electrical circuits and safety precautions.
    23. Describe the function of the power steering pressure switch.
  Plus C. Wheel Alignment
    1. Perform prealignment inspection and measure vehicle ride height; determine necessary action.
  Plus D. Wheels and Tires
    1. Inspect tire condition; identify tire wear patterns; check for correct size and application (load and speed ratings) and adjust air pressure; determine necessary action.
    2. Rotate tires according to manufacturer’s recommendations.
    3. Dismount, inspect, and remount tire on wheel; balance wheel and tire assembly (static and dynamic).
    4. Dismount, inspect, and remount tire on wheel equipped with tire pressure monitoring system sensor.
    5. Inspect tire and wheel assembly for air loss; perform necessary action.
    6. Repair tire using internal patch.
    7. Identify and test tire pressure monitoring systems (indirect and direct) for operation; verify operation of instrument panel lamps.
    8. Demonstrate knowledge of steps required to remove and replace sensors in a tire pressure monitoring system.
Plus V. Brakes
  Plus A. General
    1. Research applicable vehicle and service information, vehicle service history, service precautions, and technical service bulletins.
    2. Describe procedure for performing a road test to check brake system operation, including an anti-lock brake system (ABS).
    3. Install wheel and torque lug nuts.
  Plus B. Hydraulic System
    1. Measure brake pedal height, travel, and free play (as applicable); determine necessary action.
    2. Check master cylinder for external leaks and proper operation.
    3. Inspect brake lines, flexible hoses, and fittings for leaks, dents, kinks, rust, cracks, bulging, wear, loose fittings and supports; determine necessary action.
    4. Select, handle, store, and fill brake fluids to proper level.
    5. Identify components of brake warning light system.
    6. Bleed and/or flush brake system.
    7. Test brake fluid for contamination.
  Plus C. Drum Brakes
    1. Remove, clean, inspect, and measure brake drum diameter; determine necessary action.
    2. Refinish brake drum and measure final drum diameter; compare with specifications.
    3. Remove, clean, and inspect brake shoes, springs, pins, clips, levers, adjusters/self-adjusters, other related brake hardware, and backing support plates; lubricate and reassemble.
    4. Inspect wheel cylinders for leaks and proper operation; remove and replace as needed.
    5. Pre-adjust brake shoes and parking brake; install brake drums or drum/hub assemblies and wheel bearings; make final checks and adjustments.
  Plus D. Disc Brakes
    1. Remove and clean caliper assembly; inspect for leaks and damage/wear to caliper housing; determine necessary action.
    2. Clean and inspect caliper mounting and slides/pins for proper operation, wear, and damage; determine necessary action.
    3. Remove, inspect, and replace pads and retaining hardware; determine necessary action.
    4. Lubricate and reinstall caliper, pads, and related hardware; seat pads and inspect for leaks.
    5. Clean and inspect rotor, measure rotor thickness, thickness variation, and lateral runout; determine necessary action.
    6. Remove and reinstall rotor.
    7. Refinish rotor on vehicle; measure final rotor thickness and compare with specifications.
    8. Refinish rotor off vehicle; measure final rotor thickness and compare with specifications.
    9. Retract and re-adjust caliper piston on an integral parking brake system.
    10. Check brake pad wear indicator; determine necessary action.
    11. Describe importance of operating vehicle to burnish/break-in replacement brake pads according to manufacturer’s recommendations.
  Plus E. Power-Assist Units
    1. Check brake pedal travel with, and without, engine running to verify proper power booster operation.
    2. Check vacuum supply (manifold or auxiliary pump) to vacuum-type power booster.
  Plus F. Miscellaneous (Wheel Bearings, Parking Brakes, Electrical, Etc.)
    1. Remove, clean, inspect, repack, and install wheel bearings; replace seals; install hub and adjust bearings.
    2. Check parking brake cables and components for wear, binding, and corrosion; clean, lubricate, adjust or replace as needed.
    3. Check parking brake operation and parking brake indicator light system operation; determine necessary action.
    4. Check operation of brake stop light system.
    5. Replace wheel bearing and race.
    6. Inspect and replace wheel studs.
  Plus G. Electronic Brakes, and Traction and Stability Control Systems
    1. Identify traction control/vehicle stability control system components.
    2. Describe the operation of a regenerative braking system.
Plus VI. Electrical/Electronic Systems
  Plus A. General
    1. Research applicable vehicle and service information, vehicle service history, service precautions, and technical service bulletins.
    2. Demonstrate knowledge of electrical/electronic series, parallel, and series-parallel circuits using principles of electricity (Ohm’s Law).
    3. Use wiring diagrams to trace electrical/electronic circuits.
    4. Demonstrate proper use of a digital multimeter (DMM) when measuring source voltage, voltage drop (including grounds), current flow, and resistance.
    5. Demonstrate knowledge of the causes and effects from shorts, grounds, opens, and resistance problems in electrical/electronic circuits.
    6. Check operation of electrical circuits with a test light.
    7. Check operation of electrical circuits with fused jumper wires.
    8. Measure key-off battery drain (parasitic draw).
    9. Inspect and test fusible links, circuit breakers, and fuses; determine necessary action.
    10. Perform solder repair of electrical wiring.
    11. Replace electrical connectors and terminal ends.
  Plus B. Battery Service
    1. Perform battery state-of-charge test; determine necessary action.
    2. Confirm proper battery capacity for vehicle application; perform battery capacity test; determine necessary action.
    3. Maintain or restore electronic memory functions.
    4. Inspect and clean battery; fill battery cells; check battery cables, connectors, clamps, and hold-downs.
    5. Perform slow/fast battery charge according to manufacturer’s recommendations.
    6. Jump-start vehicle using jumper cables and a booster battery or an auxiliary power supply.
    7. Identify high-voltage circuits of electric or hybrid electric vehicle and related safety precautions.
    8. Identify electronic modules, security systems, radios, and other accessories that require reinitialization or code entry after reconnecting vehicle battery.
    9. Identify hybrid vehicle auxiliary (12v) battery service, repair, and test procedures.
  Plus C. Starting System
    1. Perform starter current draw tests; determine necessary action.
    2. Perform starter circuit voltage drop tests; determine necessary action.
    3. Inspect and test starter relays and solenoids; determine necessary action.
    4. Remove and install starter in a vehicle.
    5. Inspect and test switches, connectors, and wires of starter control circuits; determine necessary action.
  Plus D. Charging System
    1. Perform charging system output test; determine necessary action.
    2. Inspect, adjust, or replace generator (alternator) drive belts; check pulleys and tensioners for wear; check pulley and belt alignment.
    3. Remove, inspect, and re-install generator (alternator).
    4. Perform charging circuit voltage drop tests; determine necessary action.
  Plus E. Lighting Systems Diagnosis and Repair
    1. Inspect interior and exterior lamps and sockets including headlights and auxiliary lights (fog lights/driving lights); replace as needed.
    2. Aim headlights.
    3. Identify system voltage and safety precautions associated with high-intensity discharge headlights.
  Plus F. Accessories
    1. Disable and enable an airbag system for vehicle service; verify indicator lamp operation.
    2. Remove and reinstall door panel.
    3. Describe the operation of keyless entry/remote-start systems.
    4. Verify operation of instrument panel gauges and warning/indicator lights; reset maintenance indicators.
    5. Verify windshield wiper and washer operation, replace wiper blades.
Plus VII. Heating and Air Conditioning
  Plus A. General
    1. Research applicable vehicle and service information, vehicle service history, service precautions, and technical service bulletins.
  Plus B. Refrigeration System Components
    1. Inspect and replace A/C compressor drive belts, pulleys, and tensioners; determine necessary action.
    2. Identify hybrid vehicle A/C system electrical circuits and the service/safety precautions.
    3. Inspect A/C condenser for airflow restrictions; determine necessary action.
  Plus C. Heating, Ventilation, and Engine Cooling Systems
    1. Inspect engine cooling and heater systems hoses; perform necessary action.
  Plus D. Operating Systems and Related Controls
    1. Inspect A/C-heater ducts, doors, hoses, cabin filters, and outlets; perform necessary action.
    2. Identify the source of A/C system odors.
Plus VIII. Engine Performance
  Plus A. General
    1. Research applicable vehicle and service information, vehicle service history, service precautions, and technical service bulletins.
    2. Perform engine absolute (vacuum/boost) manifold pressure tests; determine necessary action.
    3. Perform cylinder power balance test; determine necessary action.
    4. Perform cylinder cranking and running compression tests; determine necessary action.
    5. Perform cylinder leakage test; determine necessary action.
    6. Verify engine operating temperature.
    7. Remove and replace spark plugs; inspect secondary ignition components for wear and damage.
  Plus B. Computerized Controls
    1. Retrieve and record diagnostic trouble codes, OBD monitor status, and freeze frame data; clear codes when applicable.
    2. Describe the importance of operating all OBDII monitors for repair verification.
  Plus C. Fuel, Air Induction, and Exhaust Systems
    1. Replace fuel filter(s).
    2. Inspect, service, or replace air filters, filter housings, and intake duct work.
    3. Inspect integrity of the exhaust manifold, exhaust pipes, muffler(s), catalytic converter(s), resonator(s), tail pipe(s), and heat shields; determine necessary action.
    4. Inspect condition of exhaust system hangers, brackets, clamps, and heat shields; repair or replace as needed.
    5. Check and refill diesel exhaust fluid (DEF).
  Plus D. Emissions Control Systems
    1. Inspect, test, and service positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) filter/breather cap, valve, tubes, orifices, and hoses; perform necessary action.
Plus IX. Required Supplemental Tasks
  Plus A. Shop and Personal Safety
    1. Identify general shop safety rules and procedures.
    2. Utilize safe procedures for handling of tools and equipment.
    3. Identify and use proper placement of floor jacks and jack stands.
    4. Identify and use proper procedures for safe lift operation.
    5. Utilize proper ventilation procedures for working within the lab/shop area.
    6. Identify marked safety areas.
    7. Identify the location and the types of fire extinguishers and other fire safety equipment; demonstrate knowledge of the procedures for using fire extinguishers and other fire safety equipment.
    8. Identify the location and use of eye wash stations.
    9. Identify the location of the posted evacuation routes.
    10. Comply with the required use of safety glasses, ear protection, gloves, and shoes during lab/shop activities.
    11. Identify and wear appropriate clothing for lab/shop activities.
    12. Secure hair and jewelry for lab/shop activities.
    13. Demonstrate awareness of the safety aspects of supplemental restraint systems (SRS), electronic brake control systems, and hybrid vehicle high voltage circuits.
    14. Demonstrate awareness of the safety aspects of high voltage circuits (such as high intensity discharge (HID) lamps, ignition systems, injection systems, etc.).
    15. Locate and demonstrate knowledge of material safety data sheets (MSDS).
  Plus B. Tools and Equipment
    1. Identify tools and their usage in automotive applications.
    2. Identify standard and metric designation.
    3. Demonstrate safe handling and use of appropriate tools.
    4. Demonstrate proper cleaning, storage, and maintenance of tools and equipment.
    5. Demonstrate proper use of precision measuring tools (i.e. micrometer, dial-indicator, dial-caliper).
  Plus C. Preparing Vehicle for Service
    1. Identify information needed and the service requested on a repair order.
    2. Identify purpose and demonstrate proper use of fender covers, mats.
    3. Demonstrate use of the three Cs (concern, cause, and correction).
    4. Review vehicle service history.
    5. Complete work order to include customer information, vehicle identifying information, customer concern, related service history, cause, and correction.
  Plus D. Preparing Vehicle for Customer
    1. Ensure vehicle is prepared to return to customer per school/company policy (floor mats, steering wheel cover, etc.).

Plus Pathway

Plus I. Facility & Mobile Equpiment Maintenace
  Plus A. Develop preventative maintenance plans and systems to keep facility and mobile equipment inventory in operation.
    Plus 1. Develop preventive maintenance plans and systems to meet business and equipment manufacturer requirements.
        a. Identify performance/reliability requirements for the use of facilities and equipment.
        b. Review and analyze facilities and equipment documentation to determine preventive maintenance requirements.
        c. Review safety and environmental regulations and policies to include HAZMAT to determine adequacy and compliance.
        d. Review performance/reliability and maintenance records to determine the efficacy of current systems and methods.
        e. Develop routine maintenance procedures and schedules to satisfy the performance/reliability requirements.
        f. Develop emergency maintenance procedures to satisfy the performance requirements.
        g. Determine equipment/material/supply and labor requirements for the procedures and schedules developed to satisfy performance/reliability requirements.
        h. Develop purchasing plans and inventory levels for supplies/parts needed to satisfy the developed procedures and schedules.
        i. Determine people and resources to satisfy the schedule and reliability requirements.
        j. Develop written preventative maintenance plans that satisfy the reliability requirements.
        k. Write and present suggested preventative maintenance plan.
    Plus 2. Apply strategies used to monitor and evaluate the performance of maintenance plans and systems.
        a. Monitor and maintain information on facilities and equipment use and reliability.
        b. Monitor and maintain information on the implementation and operation of preventive maintenance systems, including compliance with safety and environmental requirements.
        c. Monitor and maintain information on the availability of parts/materials/supplies and the management of inventory levels.
        d. Evaluate maintenance plan and system performance and identify problems.
        e. Develop reports on system implementation and performance.
        f. Present and explain report.
  Plus B. Design ways to improve facility and equipment system performance.
    Plus 1. Develop plans for improving facilities/equipment/system performance.
        a. Review maintenance reports on performance of current facilities, equipment, and the maintenance and reliability system.
        b. Analyze and evaluate professional literature on new products/technology/methods with higher levels of reliability and performance
        c. Identify potential areas for improvement.
        d. Analyze costs and benefits of alternative strategies (e.g., buy new equpiment, upgrade equipment, change maintenance systems) for improving performance.
        e. Develop written improvement plan with recommendations.
        f. Present and explain plan.
    Plus 2. Execute repair plans for facilities and mobile equipment.
        a. Document all repairs to equipment.
        b. Conduct periodic inspections of engines, powertrains, brakes, suspension systems, etc.
        c. Schedule oil sample analysis.
        d. Record any electronic fault codes that have been logged.
    Plus 3. Develop and execute repair plans based upon an assessment of the facility/equipment inventory.
        a. Identify and describe facility and mobile equipment reliability/performance problems.
        b. Determine causes of reliability/performance problems of facilities, equipment, subsystems, and/or components including electrical/electronic, fluid power, and mechanical systems and computer control systems.
        c. Determine repair procedures and equipment, materials, parts, supplies, and labor requirements to accomplish repairs.
        d. Develop written plans (e.g., repair plan forms).
        e. Write complete description of repair and counseling.

Plus Cluster

Plus I. Transportation, Distribution & Logistics
  Plus A. Describe the nature and scope of the Transportation, Distribution & Logistics Career Cluster™ and the role of transportation, distribution and logistics in society and the economy.
    Plus 1. Describe the various roles and major business functions of a TDL organization.
        a. Compare and contrast the various roles played by critical customers, suppliers, and stakeholders within a TDL organization.
        b. Summarize past and present trends related to the mission of TDL organizations.
        c. Describe the major competitive challenges faced by TDL organizations.
        d. Identify the major internal job functions and organizational structures found among TDL organizations.
    Plus 2. Summarize trends and challenges faced by TDL organizations.
        a. Describe past and present trends related to the mission of TDL organizations.
        b. Identify the major competitive challenges faced by TDL organizations in the industry today and in the future.
        c. State how an economic change such as economic growth/decline, income growth, consumer confidence, interest rates, and fuel and material costs may impact TDL business decisions.
        d. Describe how a social change such as consumer attitudes, consumer preferences, and population shifts may impact a TDL business.
        e. Explain the impact of CNG, hybrids and electric propulsion systems.
    Plus 3. Identify the major modes of transportation and their role in society.
        a. Give an example of each mode of transportation.
        b. Compare and contrast key features of systems that transport people and freight.
    Plus 4. Describe how transportation systems and the infrastructure are provided.
        a. Explain the impact of public funds (local, state and federal) on transportation systems and infrastructure.
        b. Identify the role of the FAA and other transportation agencies on transportation systems.
  Plus B. Describe the application and use of new and emerging advanced techniques to provide solutions for transportation, distribution and logistics problems.
    Plus 1. Execute the steps involved in the operation of a computer-driven machine to accomplish common work tasks.
        a. Operate equipment and machine with assistance.
        b. Secure needed supplies and resources.
        c. Follow power-up and log-on procedures.
        d. Interact with/respond to system messages using console device.
        e. Run applications/jobs in accordance with processing procedures.
        f. Follow log-off and power-down procedure(s).
    Plus 2. Interpret installation and operation manuals in order to install and operate a computer-driven machine/equipment.
        a. Access needed information using appropriate reference materials.
    Plus 3. Troubleshoot computer-driven equipment and machines and access relevant support sources as needed.
        a. Test system using diagnostic tools/software.
        b. Repair/replace malfunctioning hardware.
        c. Reinstall software as needed.
        d. Recover data and/or files.
        e. Restore system to normal operating standards.
        f. Complete failure/trouble reports correctly.
        g. Access in-house or external support as needed.
    Plus 4. Execute procedures involved in using Geographic Information System/ Global Positions System (GIS/GPS) applications to perform various work functions.
        a. Create maps.
        b. Locate people or things.
        c. Identify best route for travel.
    Plus 5. Demonstrate an understanding of transportation models for individuals and for optimizing distribution networks.
        a. Distinguish between various transportation models for individuals.
        b. Apply the best option of distribution networks to a given situation.
  Plus C. Describe the key operational activities required of successful transportation, distribution and logistics facilities.
    Plus 1. Utilize financial data to determine profitability, cost reduction, and asset utilization.
        a. Review and evaluate financial reports.
        b. Provide recommendations for customer sales/service growth.
        c. Evaluate internal operations to make improvements.
        d. Extract accurate data from technological systems to improve the performance and forecasting of TDL organizations.
    Plus 2. Evaluate risk management strategies to prevent and reduce various risks and exposures within a TDL organization.
        a. State the potential impact various loss exposures such as property, liability, and personnel may have on a business.
    Plus 3. Manage ongoing customer relationships, internally and externally, to maintain business.
        a. Generate a list of potential customer needs and requirements.
        b. Compare and contrast critical performance issues associated with customer service and operations.
        c. List next steps that will fulfill customer requirements and produce customer satisfaction.
        d. Respond to customer problems and complaints in an effective and efficient manner.
    Plus 4. Develop and manage plans and budgets to accomplish TDL organizational goals and objectives.
        a. Develop a work plan and budget that allocates people and resources efficiently.
        b. Develop a report that summarizes the key information about the performance and utilization of resources within an organization.
        c. Revise a program of work and related budgets to improve alignment with a TDL organization's goals and objectives.
    Plus 5. Evaluate and apply written organizational policies, rules, and procedures.
        a. Locate appropriate information on organizational policies in handbooks and manuals.
        b. Explain a specific organizational policy, rule, or procedure to improve a given situation.
        c. Demonstrate how to respond to unethical situations.
  Plus D. Identify governmental policies and procedures for transportation, distribution and logistics facilities.
    Plus 1. Summarize the role government plays in regulating domestic transportation operations.
        a. Describe the legal responsibility an employee has regarding compliance with government laws and regulations.
    Plus 2. Summarize various government policies created to regulate international transportation operations.
        a. Describe one government policy regarding the regulation of international transportation operations.
    Plus 3. Summarize the impact of government policy on public transportation infrastructure management.
        a. Give an example of how a government policy affects public transportation infrastructure management.
    Plus 4. Summarize the impact of government policy on health, safety, and environmental management in an organization.
        a. Recommend improvements for compliance in an area found to be deficient.
    Plus 5. Describe the importance of corporate policies regarding ethical and legal responsibilities for a TDL organization.
        a. Compare and contrast the differences in ethical and legal responsibilities for the different positions within an organization; i.e., employer or employee.
  Plus E. Describe transportation, distribution and logistics employee rights and responsibilities and employers' obligations concerning occupational safety and health.
    Plus 1. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of rules and laws designed to promote safety and health in the workplace.
        a. Identify key rights of employees related to occupational safety and health.
        b. Identify the responsibilities of employers related to occupational safety and health.
        c. Explain the role of government agencies in providing a safe workplace.
        d. Describe how the major areas addressed in environmental laws and regulations affect the TDL organizations.
        e. Explain how the government collects, monitors, and utilizes data to assess health, safety, and environmental performance of TDL organizations.
    Plus 2. Assess workplace conditions through observations and experience.
        a. Identify the types of risk of injury/illness at work.
        b. Identify and describe common hazards in the workplace.
        c. Interpret safety signs and symbols.
        d. Identify and describe major sources of information about hazards in the workplace (e.g., MSDS, work procedures, training materials).
        e. Identify methods for disposing of hazardous materials.
    Plus 3. Execute health, safety, and environmental procedures in a TDL organization.
        a. Educate workers regarding organizational safety, health, and environmental policies and procedures.
        b. Conduct audits and inspections to assure compliance with safety, health, and environmental regulations.
        c. Maintain a system that documents compliance with safety, health, and environmental regulations.
        d. Document the steps involved in an accident/incident investigation.
  Plus F. Describe career opportunities and means to achieve those opportunities in each of the Transportation, Distribution & Logistics Career Pathways.
    Plus 1. Research and match career opportunities based upon their fit with personal career goals.
        a. Locate and interpret career information for at least one career cluster.
        b. Identify job requirements for career pathways.
        c. Identify educational and credentialing requirements for career cluster and pathways.
    Plus 2. Match personal interests and aptitudes to careers when researching opportunities within the pathways.
        a. Identify personal interests and aptitudes.
        b. Identify job requirements and characteristics of selected careers.
        c. Compare personal interests and aptitudes with job requirements and characteristics of career selected.
        d. Modify career goals based on results of personal interests and aptitudes with career requirements and characteristics.

Plus Career Ready Practices

Plus I. Career Ready Practices
  Plus A. Career Ready Skills
    1. Act as a responsible and contributing citizen and employee.
    2. Apply appropriate academic and technical skills.
    3. Attend to personal health and financial well-being.
    4. Communicate clearly, effectively and with reason.
    5. Consider the environmental, social and economic impacts of decisions.
    6. Demonstrate creativity and innovation.
    7. Employ valid and reliable research strategies.
    8. Model integrity, ethical leadership and effective management.
    9. Plan education and career path aligned to personal goals.
    10. Use technology to enhance productivity.
    11. Utilize critical thinking to make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
    12. Work productively in teams while using cultural/global competence.