Domain - Suspended Scaffolding

Domain - Suspended Scaffolding

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Level 3

Handle and maintain suspended scaffolding components

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Version 3 This unit standard, unit standard 26592, unit standard 26593 and unit standard 26594 replaced unit standard 4204, unit standard 4205, and unit standard 4207.

26591 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: - identify suspended scaffolding components; - handle suspended scaffolding components safely; and - perform routine maintenance tasks on suspended scaffolding components.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Plan and prepare for the erection of proprietary suspended scaffolding

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Version 4 This unit standard, unit standard 26591, unit standard 26593, and unit standard 26594 replaced unit standard 4204, unit standard 4205, and unit standard 4207.

26592 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is intended to cover the planning and preparation for erecting a suspended scaffold until work begins on-site. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - determine the purpose and loads, and confirm the parameters of, suspended scaffolds prior to erection; - notify a suspended scaffold prior to erection; - identify on-site hazards associated with the erection of suspended scaffolds and complete company safety documentation; - sketch plans for the erection of suspended scaffolds; and - compile equipment list and schedule equipment necessary for the erection of suspended scaffolds.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Complete suspended scaffolding inspection compliance reports

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Version 4 This unit standard replaced unit standard 4206.

26595 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to complete suspended scaffolding inspection compliance reports for a boatswain''s chair and a swinging stage.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Explain legislative requirements that apply to the design of suspended scaffolding

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Version 4

26607 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: - complete and process suspended scaffolding industry forms; - describe legislative requirements that apply to suspended scaffolding design; - explain requirements that relate to edge protection; - explain legislative requirements and manufacturers'' operating instructions that relate to suspended scaffolding systems; and - explain legislative requirements that apply to the inspection of suspended scaffolding equipment.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Induct users in the operation and inspection of suspended scaffolds

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Version 1

32878 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: . induct users in the safe use of suspended scaffolds; . induct users in the emergency procedures for suspended scaffolds; . induct users to complete daily suspended scaffold checks, explain the load test and check that the user induction procedures are conducted; . complete induction documentation to ensure the user understands safe operation, daily check procedures and the handover certificate procedures.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Level 4

Erect, operate, and dismantle boatswain's chairs

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Version 4 This unit standard, unit standard 26591, unit standard 26592, and unit standard 26594 replaced unit standard 4204, unit standard 4205, and unit standard 4207.

26593 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: - plan and prepare for the suspension of boatswain''s chairs; - erect overhead structures and associated safety systems for the suspension of boatswain''s chairs; - assemble and suspend boatswain''s chair and associated safety systems from suspension point(s) on overhead scaffolding; - check the structure is compliant and complete the GPG inspection report; - operate boatswain''s chairs; and - dismantle boatswain''s chairs.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Erect, operate, and dismantle swinging stages

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Version 4 This unit standard, unit standard 26591, unit standard 26592, and unit standard 26593 replaced unit standard 4204, unit standard 4205, and unit standard 4207.

26594 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: - plan and prepare for the suspension of swinging stages; - erect overhead structures and associated safety systems for the suspension of swinging stages; - assemble and suspend swinging stages and associated safety systems from suspension points on overhead scaffolding; - check the structure is compliant and complete the GPG inspection report; - operate swinging stages; and - dismantle swinging stages.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Data as at 06 October 2022