Domain - Rigging and Scaffolding Safety

Domain - Rigging and Scaffolding Safety

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Level 3

Demonstrate, at height, safety procedures for the erection and dismantling of scaffolding

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20861 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: - inspect scaffold to determine its readiness for erecting and dismantling the next lift, and manage risk of falling objects and establish an exclusion zone; - plan safe method for erection and dismantling of lift above; - use a safety harness for the erection of scaffolding; - prepare components on a lower lift for passing to the lift above; - safely access the lift above; - use proprietary advance guardrails for erection and dismantling scaffolding; - install guardrails progressively from working platform lift below finished working platform; and - install edge protection using tunnelling or scaffold safe zone.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

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Standard-setting body:

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

Demonstrate, at height, safety procedures for the dismantling of scaffolding
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.

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20862 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: inspect scaffolding to determine its readiness for the dismantling of the top lift; prepare equipment on a higher lift for passing to the lift below; demonstrate correct use of a safety harness for the dismantling of scaffolding; dismantle guard rails and stop ends for scaffolding; and safely access the lift below.

Standard-setting body:

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

Conduct a safety inspection of suspended scaffolding before use and respond to findings of inspection

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26605 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is intended primarily for non-professional scaffolders to assure the safe use of suspended scaffolding from which they normally work. It does not replace the legal requirement for inspections to be completed by a certificated scaffolder where necessary. People credited with this unit standard are able to: conduct a visual and a physical inspection of suspended scaffolding before use, and respond to the findings of a suspended scaffold inspection.

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 03 October 2022