Working with Things, Technology, Techniques and Tools

 Contexts

Emergencies/crises

Intense concentration

Interruptions

Monitoring of equipment to prevent breakdowns   

New technology/upgrades   

Risks to clients

Risks to environment

Risks to self/other staff

Unpredictable behaviour

 

Consequences

Heritage

Environment

Posterity, legacy

Duration of impact – transitory to life-changing    

Intensity of impact – superficial, matter of life and death

Scope of impact – local, regional, national, international

 

List of actions

Administer

Activate

Adjust

Apply

Archive

Arrange

Assess

Build

Calculate

Calibrate

Chart

Calculate

Catalogue

Classify

Compare

Compile

Compute

Conserve

Construct

Derive

Demonstrate

Design

Develop

Diagnose

Distribute

Develop

Eliminate

Estimate

Execute

Examine

Expand

Expedite

Extrapolate

File

Finalise

Follow up/though

Forecast

Format

Formulate

Generate

Improve/enhance

Implement

Index

Innovate

Inspect

Install

Invent

Investigate

Keyboard

Log

Maintain

Measure

Monitor

Plan

Predict

Programme

Proof read

Question

Record

Rectify

Recycle

Reorganise

Research

Report

Revise

Roster

Save

Schedule

Set up

Streamline

Systemise

Simplify

Sort

Strengthen

Stimulate

Solve

Tend

Timetable

Transcribe

Trouble shoot

Transfer

Uncover

Unravel

Verify

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