Demonstrate knowledge of environmental management within the concrete industry

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Demonstrate knowledge of environmental management within the
concrete industry
Level
3
Credits
5
Purpose
People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: legislation and
agencies related to environmental management within the concrete industry;
hazards, impacts, and controls for environmental management within the
concrete industry; and policies and procedures for environmental
management within own workplace.
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
Open.
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
1
Credit for this unit standard indicates compliance with industry practice. Industry
practice refers to the ability to demonstrate knowledge that reflects the uniformity,
finish quality, and material economies currently accepted within industry.
2
Legislation and publications relevant to this unit standard include:
Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 and Health and Safety in Employment
Regulations 1995;
Resource Management Act 1991;
Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996;
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AS/NZS ISO 14001:2004 Environmental management systems – requirements with
guidance for use, and AS/NZS ISO 14004:2004 Environmental management
systems – general guidelines on principles, systems and support techniques,
available from Standards New Zealand (http://www.standards.co.nz).
Elements and performance criteria
Element 1
Describe legislation and agencies related to environmental management within the
concrete industry.
Performance criteria
1.1
Description includes the purpose of the Resource Management Act 1991, and
key restrictions within the act that relate to the concrete industry.
1.2
Description includes the function and responsibilities of territorial authorities in
relation to the Resource Management Act 1991.
Range
regional councils, city/district councils.
1.3
Description includes types of industry activity that require consent or permit.
1.4
Description includes the consequences of non-compliance with the Resource
Management Act 1991, and methods of reporting non-compliance.
1.5
Description includes methods of enforcement of the Resource Management Act
1991 in terms of process and function.
Range
infringement notice, abatement notice, excessive noise direction,
enforcement order.
Element 2
Describe hazards, impacts, and controls for environmental management within the
concrete industry.
Range
hazards – ph levels of waste product, sediment, dust, spills, noise, materials.
Performance criteria
2.1
Description includes explanation of the impact of uncontrolled hazards on the
environment.
2.2
Description includes procedures to control the impact of hazards on the
environment.
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Element 3
Describe policies and procedures for environmental management within own workplace.
Performance criteria
3.1
Description includes required practices within own workplace and the process
by which employees are made aware of them.
3.2
Description identifies key people within own workplace related to environmental
management, and explains their role.
3.3
Description includes reporting procedure for incidents and non-compliance 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.
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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