Maintain high standards
Station fire watches during spark
housekeeping and cleanliness.
or flame producing activities.
Obtain the proper permits for
Notify the control room of casualty
cutting, welding, or flame producing
conditions and location.
into the lesson plan, the instructional developer should write clear instructions to the
instructor on how to administer the case study. The instructions should include guidance on
what materials to hand out to the trainees, some questions the instructor could ask to "set the
mood" for the case study, and a summary at the conclusion of the case study.
When developing a lesson plan that will use the case study method, the instructional
developer will want to build in extra time to allow for the discussion the case study will
4.8 Piloting the Case Study
Pilot (i.e., test) the case study! This is a very important step, because the pilot will
check the case study for consistency, completeness, and acceptability. The pilot will ensure
that the desired answers to the questions develop logically during the discussion of the case
study and represent the terminal behavior required of the trainees. The pilot will also
determine if the directions for administering the case study are adequate. It is best to use a
sample of the trainee population for whom the case study was written. If this is not feasible,
allow other instructors to read it and discuss their interpretation of the case study materials.
4.9 Review and Approval of the Case Study
Once the case study has been developed, reviewed for technical and editorial
accuracy, and piloted, it should undergo a final review and approval process by facility
management. The training manager, should provide the final review. Managers of other
facility departments, especially those departments the case study will affect, should also
review and approve (or concur with) the case study. This review and approval process is
required by Criteria 8.4 of the Training Program Manual, (TAP 1).