Domain - Construction Health and Safety, and Injury Prevention

Domain - Construction Health and Safety, and Injury Prevention

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Level 2

Demonstrate knowledge of and carry out health and safety procedures for a building construction site

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21209 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of the organisation's health and safety procedures, and apply the organisation's health and safety procedures under supervision for a building construction site.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Level 3

Explain the reason for health and safety management documentation on construction sites

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14598 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able, specific to the organisation, employer, trades person, and trade activities, to explain the reason for health and safety management documentation on construction sites. This unit standard is for people who wish to act as Safety Supervisors or become involved in health and safety and injury prevention over a wide range of building and construction activities and environments.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Describe risk factors that contribute to injury on construction sites

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14609 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to identify and describe the risk factors that contribute to injury on building and construction sites, and demonstrate knowledge of the economical, physical and psychological consequences of injury. This unit standard is for people who wish to act as Safety Supervisors or become involved in health and safety and injury prevention over a wide range of building and construction activities and environments.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Describe strategies for preventing injury on construction sites

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14610 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe strategies to reduce actual and potential personal and external risk factors and prevent injury on building and construction sites. This unit standard is for people who wish to act as Safety Supervisors or become involved in health and safety and injury prevention over a wide range of building and construction activities and environments.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Level 4

Review an organisation's health and safety performance on construction sites

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14597 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able, specific to the organisation, employer, trades person, and trade activities to: review organisational health and safety performance for consistency with health and safety management and report the result of the review, in a building and construction environment. This unit standard is for people who wish to act as Safety Supervisors or become involved in health and safety and injury prevention over a wide range of building and construction activities and environments.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Research and develop hazard identification and management compliance methods on construction sites

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14600 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: research hazard identification and management methods; develop systematic hazard identification and management methods that comply with legislative and organisational requirements; and evaluate the research and development process. This unit standard is for people who wish to act as Safety Supervisors or become involved in health and safety and injury prevention over a wide range of building and construction activities and environments.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Plan for an on site health and safety compliance audit on a construction site

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14601 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to develop a plan for an on site health and safety audit from existing organisational documentation and develop a strategy for the implementation of an on site health and safety compliance audit programme. This unit standard is for people who wish to act as Safety Supervisors or become involved in health and safety and injury prevention over a wide range of building and construction activities and environments.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Research and develop accident and incident investigation procedures on construction sites

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14602 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: research accident and/or incident investigation and reporting procedures to meet organisational and legislative requirements; develop accident investigation and reporting procedures from research data; develop a strategy for the implementation of accident and incident investigation procedures; and evaluate the research process on construction sites or in a building and construction environment. This unit standard is for people who wish to act as Safety Supervisors or become involved in health and safety and injury prevention over a wide range of building and construction activities and environments.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Develop an on site emergency response plan and implementation strategy on construction sites

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14603 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: develop an on site emergency response plan; develop a strategy for the implementation of the on site emergency plan; and evaluate the development and implementation strategy process for the emergency response plan required for a building and construction site or environment. This unit standard is for people who wish to act as Safety Supervisors or become involved in health and safety and injury prevention over a wide range of building and construction activities and environments.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Develop a strategy to coordinate health and safety information and activity on construction sites

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14604 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able, specific to the organisation, employer, trades person, and trade activities to: develop a strategy for the coordination of on site health and safety activity; develop a communication strategy for dissemination of information and on site training in terms of health and safety; and evaluate the coordination and communication strategies. This unit standard is for people who wish to act as Safety Supervisors or become involved in health and safety and injury prevention over a wide range of building and construction activities and environments.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Implement on site hazard identification and hazard management on construction sites

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14605 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: assess the organisation's methods for on site hazard identification; identify on site hazards; assess the significance of the identified hazards; implement significant hazard control methods on site; and monitor hazard management on site. This unit standard is for people who wish to act as Safety Supervisors or become involved in health and safety and injury prevention over a wide range of building and construction activities and environments.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Conduct and report an on site accident and incident investigation on a construction site

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14606 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to carry out an accident and/or incident investigation, and prepare report documentation according to legislative and organisational requirements, following an accident and incident on a building and construction site. This unit standard is for people who wish to act as Safety Supervisors or become involved in health and safety and injury prevention over a wide range of building and construction activities and environments.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Implement and report an on site emergency response on a construction site

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14607 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: implement on site emergency procedures according to organisational emergency response plan, and evaluate emergency procedures and review according to organisational requirements, in a building and construction environment or site. This unit standard is for people who wish to act as Safety Supervisors or become involved in health and safety and injury prevention over a wide range of building and construction activities and environments.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Conduct an on site health and safety compliance audit on a construction site

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14608 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to conduct an on site compliance audit, and produce a report on completion of audit. This unit standard is for people who wish to act as Safety Supervisors or become involved in health and safety and injury prevention over a wide range of building and construction activities and environments.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Prevent hazards associated with excavation and traffic control on construction sites

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14611 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify different types of excavation for building and construction sites and apply the appropriate controls for compliance with the Site Safety Plan, Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 (HSE) and relevant legislation; identify and apply procedures to monitor controls of excavation hazards; and identify the type of Traffic Control needed at building and construction sites and apply procedures to maintain controls of hazards for compliance with the site safety plan, Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 (HSE) and relevant legislation. This unit standard is for people who wish to act as Safety Supervisors or become involved in health and safety and injury prevention over a wide range of building and construction activities and environments.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Prevent hazards associated with working with scaffolding and false work on construction sites

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14612 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify different types of scaffolding and false work for building and construction sites, and apply the appropriate controls for compliance with the Site Safety Plan, Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 (HSE) and relevant legislation; and identify and apply procedures to monitor controls of working at scaffolding and falsework hazards This unit standard is for people who wish to act as Safety Supervisors or become involved in health and safety and injury prevention over a wide range of building and construction activities and environments.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Prevent hazards when working with cranes, lifting appliances and rigging on construction sites

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14613 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify different types of rigging and lifting work for building and construction sites, and apply the appropriate controls for compliance with the Site Safety Plan, Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 (HSE) and relevant legislation; and identify and apply procedures to monitor controls of working with cranes and lifting hazards. This unit standard is for people who wish to act as Safety Supervisors or become involved in health and safety and injury prevention over a wide range of building and construction activities and environments.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Prevent hazards associated with demolition on construction sites

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14614 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify different types of demolition work for building and construction sites, and apply the appropriate controls for compliance with the Site Safety Plan, Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 (HSE) and relevant legislation; and identify and apply procedures to monitor controls of working with demolition hazards. This unit standard is for people who wish to act as Safety Supervisors or become involved in health and safety and injury prevention over a wide range of building and construction activities and environments.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Prevent hazards associated with working with hazardous and toxic substances on construction sites

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14615 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify different types hazardous substances and toxic environments for building and construction sites, and apply the appropriate controls for compliance with the Site Safety Plan, Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 (HSE) and relevant legislation; and identify and apply procedures to monitor controls of working with hazardous and toxic substances. This unit standard is for people who wish to act as Safety Supervisors or become involved in health and safety and injury prevention over a wide range of building and construction activities and environments.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Prevent hazards associated with working with plant on construction sites

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14616 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify different types of plant for building and construction sites, and apply the appropriate controls for compliance with the Site Safety Plan, Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 (HSE) and relevant legislation; and identify and apply procedures to monitor controls of working with plant hazards. This unit standard is for people who wish to act as Safety Supervisors or become involved in health and safety and injury prevention over a wide range of building and construction activities and environments.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Prevent hazards associated with working at heights on construction sites

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14617 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify different types of height work for building and construction sites, and apply the appropriate controls for compliance with the Site Safety Plan, Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 (HSE) and relevant legislation; and identify and apply procedures to monitor controls of working at height hazards. This unit standard is for people who wish to act as Safety Supervisors or become involved in health and safety and injury prevention over a wide range of building and construction activities and environments.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Apply and assess strategies for reducing risks and preventing injury on construction sites

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14665 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to apply and assess strategies for reducing the actual and potential risk and preventing injury due to personal and external risks factors on building and construction sites. This unit standard is for people who wish to act as Safety Supervisors or become involved in health and safety and injury prevention over a wide range of building and construction activities and environments.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Explain and implement site safety plan procedures for construction activities

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20746 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain the key elements of a site safety plan; implement hazard identification and control procedures in accordance with a site safety plan; carry out accident/incident investigation and reporting in accordance with a site safety plan; and implement and trial emergency procedures in accordance with a site safety plan.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Improve building or construction site safety through changed work practices, actions and attitudes

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21970 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of and use techniques for changing employee behaviour, and critical success factors; and demonstrate knowledge of adult learning principles and their application, to improve safety on a building or construction site. This unit standard is for people who wish to act as Safety Supervisors or become involved in health and safety and injury prevention over a wide range of building and construction activities and environments.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Level 5

Research and develop documentation for health and safety and injury prevention on construction sites

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14596 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able, specific to the organisation, employer, trades person, and trade activities, to: research health and safety management documentation and determine organisational requirements; develop health and safety management documentation from research data; develop a strategy for the implementation of health and safety management documentation; and evaluate the research process. This unit standard is for people who wish to act as Safety Supervisors or become involved in health and safety and injury prevention over a wide range of building and construction activities and environments.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Data as at 26 October 2020