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Hiab Certificate

Hiab Certificate

 NZQA Unit Standard 1754- Operate truck- mounted load lifting equipment Level 2 Credit 3

This unit standard is for drivers and others engaged in loading and unloading road haulage vehicles. People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare load lifting equipment for operation; transfer a load; and secure load lifting equipment for transport.

Drivers must hold a current driver licence appropriate to the weight and configuration of the vehicle driven, including a current licence endorsement.

Element 1

 Prepare load lifting equipment for operation.

 Performance criteria

 1.1             Work site is inspected for possible hazards.

 Range           includes but not limited to – power and overhead service lines, trees, buildings, structures, other equipment, dangerous materials.

 1.2             Work is planned to avoid identified hazards.

 1.3             Truck is located on a firm and level surface, using outriggers, stabilisers, plates, and packing to meet the requirements of the Approved Codes of Practice.

 1.4             Load lifting equipment is set up and inspected to ensure it meets the requirements of the Approved Codes of Practice.

 1.5             Load weight and lift height and radius are checked to ensure they are within the manufacturer's stated limits.

 Element 2

 Transfer a load.

 Performance criteria

 2.1             Load is secured to the load lifting equipment in accordance with the requirements of the Approved Codes of Practice.

 2.2             A trial lift is conducted to ensure load is slung correctly and equipment is operating safely in accordance with the requirements of the Approved Codes of Practice.

 2.3             Load is hoisted, then swung in a controlled manner and lowered into position in accordance with the requirements of the Approved Codes of Practice.

 2.4             Operator guidance signals are used as required and interpreted in line with the requirements of the Approved Codes of Practice.

Element 3

Secure load lifting equipment for transport.

 Performance criteria

3.1             Load lifting equipment and job accessories are stowed and secured, and the vehicle is prepared for on road movement in accordance with organisational requirements.

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