Perform a confined space entry in the concrete industry

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Perform a confined space entry in the concrete industry
Level
3
Credits
5
Purpose
People credited with this unit standard are able to perform a confined space
entry in the concrete industry.
Subfield
Concrete
Domain
Concrete Core Skills
Status
Registered
Status date
20 November 2009
Date version published
20 November 2009
Planned review date
31 December 2014
Entry information
Prerequisite: Unit 18426, Demonstrate knowledge of
hazards associated with confined space, or demonstrate
equivalent knowledge and skills.
Accreditation
Evaluation of documentation and visit by NZQA and
industry.
Standard setting body (SSB)
Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation
Accreditation and Moderation Action Plan (AMAP) reference
0048
This AMAP can be accessed at http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/framework/search/index.do.
Special notes
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Definitions
Workplace practice refers to the documented procedures specific to a workplace
which set out the standard and required practices of that workplace.
Confined space refers to any confined space that may be encountered as part of
work in the concrete industry, and is defined in NZS 2865:2001 as an enclosed or
partially enclosed space that is at atmospheric pressure during occupancy and is not
intended or designed primarily as a place of work, and –
(a) is liable at any time to –
i)
have an atmosphere which contains potentially harmful levels of
contaminant;
ii)
have an oxygen deficiency or excess; or
iii) cause engulfment; and
(b) could have restricted means for entry and exit.
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Legislation relevant to this unit standard includes:
Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 and Health and Safety in Employment
Regulations 1995;
NZS 2865:2001 Safe working in confined space, available from Standards New
Zealand (http://www.standards.co.nz).
Elements and performance criteria
Element 1
Perform a confined space entry in the concrete industry.
Performance criteria
1.1
A check is performed to ensure that hazards have been identified and controls
put in place.
Range
any required atmospheric testing, safety observer, personal
emergency procedure plan.
1.2
Isolations are placed and removed for the confined space safely and in the
correct order in accordance with workplace practice.
1.3
Confined space work is performed using all required safety procedures, and to
the standard required by workplace practice.
Range
preparing confined space to be safe for entry, undertaking work,
readying confined space for next use.
1.4
Tools and personal protective equipment are used, cleaned, maintained, and
stored in accordance with workplace practice.
1.5
Documentation related to the confined space entry is completed in accordance
with workplace practice.
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.
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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 Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation
[email protected] if you wish to suggest changes to the content of this unit
standard.
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