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Operate heavy lifting and rigging equipment in a petrochemical workplace


Level Credits Purpose 3 3 This unit standard is for people employed in the petrochemical industry. People credited with this unit standard are, in a petrochemical workplace, able to: identify heavy lifting and rigging equipment; use heavy lifting and rigging equipment; and apply heavy lifting documentation and reporting procedures. Subfield Domain Petrochemical Industry Petrochemical - Operation of Vehicles, Craft, and Equipment Registered 20 February 2009 20 February 2009 31 December 2013 Open. Evaluation of documentation and visit by NZQA and industry. NZ Motor Industry Training Organisation (Incorporated) (MITO) 0114

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Accreditation and Moderation Action Plan (AMAP) reference

This AMAP can be accessed at http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/framework/search/index.do. Special notes 1 Performance of the elements of this unit standard must comply with relevant site requirements and the following legislation: Health and Safety in Employment (HSE) Act 1992; Resource Management Act 1991; HSE Act Codes of Practice available from the Occupational Safety and Health Service of the Department of Labour website, http://www.osh.dol.govt.nz/order/catalogue/index.shtml#ap;

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9560 version 4 Page 2 of 3 Crane Association of New Zealand (Inc), Crane Safety Manual for Operators/Users, (Lower Hutt: Crane Association, 2000), available at http://www.cranes.org.nz. 2 This unit standard is intended for, but is not limited to, workplace assessment. While all performance criteria must be met it is noted that all range statements within this unit standard are indicative and dependent on enterprise and site specific equipment, procedures, and practices. Any queries can be directed to the NZ Motor Industry Training Organisation (Incorporated) (MITO). Range two lifts common to the petrochemical industry such as lifting pipes or rig components. Credit for this unit standard does not imply competence in lifting loads outside of petrochemical workplaces. For comprehensive and specialist lifting and rigging skills refer to Opportunity - The Training Organisation unit standards in the Lifting Equipment subfield. Definitions Heavy lifting equipment refers to hiabs, cherry pickers, hydraulic spreaders, air mats, winches, load equalisers, load skates, and chain blocks. Site requirements mean the site specific documented methods for performing work activities and include health, safety, environmental, and quality management requirements. They may refer to manuals, codes of practice, or policy statements.

Elements and performance criteria


Element 1 Identify heavy lifting and rigging equipment in a petrochemical workplace. Performance criteria 1.1 1.2 Element 2 Use heavy lifting and rigging equipment in a petrochemical workplace. Performance criteria 2.1 2.2 The need to use heavy lifting and rigging equipment is confirmed in relation to the load. Heavy lifting and rigging equipment relevant to the conditions is selected and used in accordance with site requirements. Heavy lifting and rigging equipment is described to identify component parts. Heavy lifting and rigging equipment is located and its use explained to determine workplace applications.

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9560 version 4 Page 3 of 3 2.3 Potential hazards of incorrect application and operation of heavy lifting equipment are explained and the steps to avoid them are demonstrated in accordance with site and legislative requirements. Faults in heavy lifting and rigging equipment are identified and the steps to rectify them are explained in accordance with manufacturers recommendations.

2.4 Element 3

Apply heavy lifting documentation and reporting procedures in a petrochemical workplace. Performance criteria 3.1 Specified documentation and standards for heavy lifting and rigging equipment are referenced and used. Range current test certificates, standards for safety, standards for inservice safety inspection and testing of equipment, identification tags, labels, manufacturer's information, equipment operating manuals, safety procedures, operating procedures, maintenance procedures.

3.2

Records and documents are supplied to internal and external bodies and personnel as required in accordance with site requirements. Range test certificate, maintenance recommendations, fault reporting.

Please note Providers must be accredited by NZQA, or an inter-institutional body with delegated authority for quality assurance, before they can report credits from assessment against unit standards or deliver courses of study leading to that assessment. Industry Training Organisations must be accredited by NZQA before they can register credits from assessment against unit standards. Accredited providers and Industry Training Organisations assessing against unit standards must engage with the moderation system that applies to those standards. Accreditation requirements and an outline of the moderation system that applies to this standard are outlined in the Accreditation and Moderation Action Plan (AMAP). The AMAP also includes useful information about special requirements for organisations wishing to develop education and training programmes, such as minimum qualifications for tutors and assessors, and special resource requirements. Comments on this unit standard Please contact the NZ Motor Industry Training Organisation (Incorporated) (MITO) info@mito.org.nz if you wish to suggest changes to the content of this unit standard.

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