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Level 3

Demonstrate knowledge of segregation of hazardous substances during manufacture, use, storage and disposal

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27196 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who are the certified handlers in their workplace, under the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017, and who are involved in the manufacture and use of hazardous substances. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of segregation of hazardous substances during manufacture, use, storage and disposal.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 121 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of hazard classifications and adverse effects for flammable gases and aerosols

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27197 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who are the certified handlers in their workplace, under the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017, and who are involved in the manufacture and use of hazardous substances. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of hazard classifications for flammable gases and aerosols, and identify adverse effects associated with flammable gases and aerosols.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 121 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of building design, controlled zones and site plans for storing flammable gases and aerosols

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27198 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who are the certified handlers in their workplace, under the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017, and who are involved in the manufacture and use of hazardous substances. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of building design, controlled zones and site plans for storing flammable gases and aerosols.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 121 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of managing hazardous atmosphere zones for flammable gases and aerosols

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27199 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who are the certified handlers in their workplace, under the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017, and who are involved in the manufacture and use of hazardous substances. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of managing hazardous atmosphere zones for flammable gases and aerosols.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 121 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of safe handling procedures for flammable gases and aerosols

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27200 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who are the certified handlers in their workplace, under the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017, and who are involved in the manufacture and use of hazardous substances. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of safe handling procedures for flammable gases and aerosols.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 121 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of hazard classifications and adverse effects for explosive substances

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27414 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who are the certified handlers in their workplace, under the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017, and who are involved in the manufacture and use of hazardous substances. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of hazard classifications for explosive substances, and identify adverse effects associated with explosive substances.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 121 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of building design, controlled zones and site plans for storing explosive substances

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27415 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who are the certified handlers in their workplace, under the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017, and who are involved in the manufacture and use of hazardous substances. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of building design, controlled zones and site plans for storing explosive substances.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 121 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of hazard classifications and adverse effects for flammable liquids and oxidising substances

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27419 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who are the certified handlers in their workplace, under the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017, and who are involved in the manufacture and use of hazardous substances. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of hazard classifications for flammable liquids and oxidising substances, and identify adverse effects associated with flammable liquids and oxidising substances.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 121 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of building design, controlled zones and site plans for storing flammable and oxidising substances

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27420 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who are the certified handlers in their workplace, under the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017, and who are involved in the manufacture and use of hazardous substances. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of building design, controlled zones and site plans for storing flammable and oxidising substances.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 121 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of managing hazardous atmosphere zones for flammable and oxidising substances

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27421 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who are the certified handlers in their workplace, under the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017, and who are involved in the manufacture and use of hazardous substances. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of managing hazardous atmosphere zones and unintended ignition for flammable liquids, and managing unintended ignition, combustion and explosion for liquid desensitised explosives, flammable solids, and oxidising substances.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 121 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of safe handling procedures for flammable and oxidising substances

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27422 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who are the certified handlers in their workplace, under the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017, and who are involved in the manufacture and use of hazardous substances. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of safe handling procedures for flammable and oxidising substances.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 121 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of hazard classifications and adverse effects for toxic substances

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27423 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who are the certified handlers in their workplace, under the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017, and who are involved in the manufacture and use of hazardous substances. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of hazard classifications for toxic substances, and identify adverse effects associated with toxic substances.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 121 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of safe handling procedures for toxic, corrosive and eco-toxic substances

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27424 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who are the certified handlers in their workplace, under the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017, and who are involved in the manufacture and use of hazardous substances. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of safe handling procedures for toxic, corrosive and eco-toxic substances.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 121 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of procedures to adopt for a hazardous substances emergency

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27425 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who are the certified handlers in their workplace, under the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017, and who are involved in the manufacture and use of hazardous substances. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of procedures to adopt for a hazardous substances emergency.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 121 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of asbestos and safety measures for asbestos-related work

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30596 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for people whose work may bring them into contact with asbestos. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: - asbestos and associated health risk; and - measures to protect people doing asbestos-related work against asbestos exposure risk.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 121 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of workplace procedures relating to hazardous substances

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31292 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is primarily for people employed in work that does not necessarily involve the direct use or handling of hazardous substances, but who would benefit from awareness of associated adverse effects of hazardous substances present on site. It may also be useful for first time users or handlers of hazardous substances prior to specific training in safe management and handling, and for contractors and frequent visitors. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: - hazardous substances in a workplace and their potential adverse effects; and - a workplace''s procedures to prevent adverse effects of hazardous substances.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 121 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Level 4

Apply safe handling procedures when using explosive substances

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27416 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who are the certified handlers in their workplace, under the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017, and who are involved in the manufacture and use of hazardous substances. People credited with this unit standard are able to apply safe handling procedures when using explosive substances.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 121 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Apply safe handling procedures for outdoor pyrotechnic displays

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27418 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who are the certified handlers in their workplace, under the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017, and who are involved in the manufacture and use of hazardous substances. People credited with this unit standard are able to apply safe handling procedures for outdoor pyrotechnic displays.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 121 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of radiation and radiological protection in the workplace

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27503 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for experienced people who use x-rays in the workplace and who would be in a supervisory role in their workplace. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: categories of radiation found inside and outside the workplace; radiation doses and the effects of exposure on workers; and radiological protection methods and procedures for own work team using x-rays in the workplace.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 121 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Remove non-friable asbestos

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29765 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: - prepare for non-friable asbestos removal; - prepare asbestos removal area and removal site; - isolate removal site; - carry out non-friable asbestos removal process; - carry out decontamination process; - clean up work site; and - contribute to and use documentation in line with New Zealand regulatory requirements.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 121 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Remove friable asbestos

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29766 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: - prepare for friable asbestos removal; - prepare asbestos removal area and removal site; - isolate removal site; - carry out friable asbestos removal process; - carry out decontamination process; - clean up work site; and - contribute to and use documentation in line with New Zealand regulatory requirements.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 121 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of the safe management and potential adverse effects of hazardous substances in the workplace

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 20733.

31290 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work with hazardous substances. It may be useful for line managers. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - demonstrate knowledge of classifying hazardous substances; - demonstrate knowledge of the potential adverse effects of hazardous substances substances on the body and environment, types of exposure monitoring, and treatment options; - demonstrate knowledge of safe storage, tracking requirements, handling, and disposal of hazardous substances; and - describe response to uncontrolled release of hazardous substances.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 121 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate safe handling, storage, and disposal of hazardous substances in the workplace

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 11961, unit standard 21467, and unit standard 25048.

31293 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who use hazardous substances. It may be useful for their direct supervisors. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - interpret health and safety information for safe handling, storage, and disposal of a hazardous substance; - demonstrate safe storage, handling, and disposal of a hazardous substance in the workplace; and - demonstrate response to uncontrolled release of a hazardous substance.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 121 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Level 5

Supervise asbestos removal

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29767 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard specifies the outcomes required to supervise the removal process for friable and non-friable asbestos containing material (ACM). People credited with this unit standard are able to: - plan for asbestos removal; - prepare site for removal; - supervise testing, compliance, and documentation in consultation with the assessor and the asbestos removalist; - oversee removal and decontamination processes; and - supervise and support team members.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 121 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of hazardous substances relevant to Certified Handlers

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 18412 and unit standard 20645.

31291 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is for people preparing for, and intend to apply for, Certified Handler certification under the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - Describe requirements relevant for a Certified Handler; - Demonstrate knowledge of hazardous substances relevant to the candidate''s role; and - Describe emergency procedures involving hazardous substances relevant to the candidate''s role.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 121 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Level 6

Conduct asbestos assessment associated with removal

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29768 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard specifies the Outcomes required to act as an Assessor for removal of friable asbestos containing materials. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - plan for assessment process of asbestos removal; - prepare to collect site measurements and other data; - use measuring devices to collect site information and data; - complete the monitoring process; and - evaluate and document results of the monitoring process according to accredited laboratory requirements.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 121 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Data as at 17 August 2022