22654 Stockpile commodities at a scrap metal recycling yard

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Stockpile commodities at a scrap metal recycling yard

Level                              2

Credits                            5

Purpose       This unit standard is for people working in the scrap metal recycling industry.

              People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare and build a new
              stockpile for scrap metal; and add to and remove from stockpiles at a scrap
              metal recycling yard.


Subfield                           Resource Recovery

Domain                             Scrap Metal Recycling

Status                             Registered

Status date                        26 January 2007

Date version published             26 January 2007

Planned review date                31 December 2012

Entry information                  Open.

Accreditation                      Evaluation of documentation by NZQA.

Standard setting body (SSB)        NZ Extractive Industries Training Organisation

Accreditation and Moderation Action Plan (AMAP) reference                    0114
This AMAP can be accessed at http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/framework/search/index.do.

Special notes

1   All work practices must comply with:
    Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996;
    Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992;
    Resource Management Act 1991.

2   Hazard controls, safety procedures, and personal protective equipment must be used
    throughout operations in accordance with company procedures.

3   Candidates must hold a current full driver licence of the appropriate class for the
    gross vehicle mass of the vehicle to be used for assessment and, where required by
    legislation, the appropriate licence endorsement for the vehicle being driven.




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4     Evidence is required of stockpiling light, medium, and heavy grade scrap metal using
      the machinery available at the workplace.

5     Definition
      Company procedures means the documented methods for performing work activities
      and include health and safety, environmental, and quality management requirements.
      They may refer to manuals, codes of practice, or policy statements.

Elements and performance criteria
Element 1

Prepare and build a new stockpile for scrap metal.

Performance criteria

1.1        Stockpile location and measurements are confirmed in accordance with
           company procedures and taking account of potential final size of the stockpile.

1.2        Health and safety hazards of stockpiling are identified, controlled, and
           monitored in accordance with legislation and company procedures.

1.3        Site is firmed and levelled for drainage and stability in accordance with consent
           requirements and company procedures.

1.4        Access and work area are checked to ensure that there is space to manoeuvre,
           load, and exit in accordance with company procedures.

1.5        The pile is built in accordance with the loading capacity of machinery, the type
           of material, and company procedures.

1.6        The stockpile built is stable and confined to predetermined measurements in
           accordance with company procedures.

Element 2

Add to, and remove from, stockpiles at a scrap metal recycling yard.

Performance criteria

2.1        Addition and removal of materials avoids stockpile collapse and injury to
           personnel.

2.2        Addition and removal of materials avoids damage to drainage and bund.

2.3        Stockpile is contained within measurements that enable access and
           manoeuvrability to be maintained in accordance with company procedures.

2.4        Addition of light scrap secures material against removal by wind.




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2.5       Addition of materials avoids contamination of stock in accordance with company
          procedures.

          Range         contamination – scrap grade, non-metal.

2.6       Stockpiled operations are recorded in accordance with company procedures.

Please note

Providers must be accredited by the Qualifications Authority, 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 the Qualifications Authority before
they can register credits from assessment against unit standards.

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 the NZ Extractive Industries Training Organisation info@exito.org.nz if you
wish to suggest changes to the content of this unit standard.




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