Demonstrate load handling for a relocation operation

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Demonstrate load handling for a relocation operation
Level
2
Credits
5
Purpose
People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare for load handling,
and move furniture and effects.
Subfield
Logistics
Domain
Relocation Operations
Status
Registered
Status date
19 June 2009
Date version published
19 June 2009
Planned review date
31 December 2014
Entry information
Open.
Accreditation
Evaluation of documentation by NZQA and industry.
Standard setting body (SSB)
NZ Motor Industry Training Organisation (Incorporated)
Accreditation and Moderation Action Plan (AMAP) reference
0092
This AMAP can be accessed at http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/framework/search/index.do.
Special notes
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Legal requirements to be complied with include the Health and Safety in Employment
Act 1992 and the Code of Practice for Manual Handling, available from the
Department of Labour website at:
http://www.osh.govt.nz/order/catalogue/pdf/manualcode.pdf.
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Definitions
Organisational requirements include any legal requirements, standards, codes of
practice, company requirements, industry best practice, and manufacturers’
instructions.
Removals documentation includes detailed inventories, Relocation Order Forms
(ROF), waybills, instructions, job information sheets, job task forms, removal plans.
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Elements and performance criteria
Element 1
Prepare for load handling.
Performance criteria
1.1
Exercises and stretches are carried out before lifting and carrying.
1.2
Items requiring moving equipment and items requiring more than one person
are identified.
1.3
Large items are disassembled if required.
1.4
Distances for lifting and carrying are identified and checked in terms of safe
access.
Range
terrain, layout, lighting, obstacles, hazards.
Element 2
Move furniture and effects.
Performance criteria
2.1
Items are selected, lifted, and moved safely in accordance with the removals
documentation, the Code of Practice, and organisational requirements.
Range
2.2
selection includes checking for nails, splinters or sharp edges on
items;
correct techniques for safe lifting include – single or two man lift,
using straps, using equipment;
correct positions for safe lifting include – close to body, firm grip,
checking that weight is within own capacity;
equipment may include but is not limited to – straps and webbing,
trolleys, hand trucks, two-wheeled hand carts, four-wheeled
dolleys, sammies, flatbeds, sack barrows (2 wheeled trolley).
Any accidents, incidents, or difficulties in handling are reported to the office in
accordance with organisational requirements.
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.
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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 NZ Motor Industry Training Organisation (Incorporated) [email protected] if
you wish to suggest changes to the content of this unit standard.
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