Operate personnel and materials hoists

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver RIIHAN207D, 'Operate personnel and materials hoists'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Operate personnel and materials hoists' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria

1. Plan and prepare to operate personnel and materials hoists

1.1 Access, interpret and apply load handling documentation and ensure the work activity is compliant

1.2 Obtain, read, interpret clarify and confirm work instructions including shift changeover details, quality requirements, plans and specifications

1.3 Select and wear personal protective equipment appropriate for work activities

1.4 Arrange signals and communication with other workers including barricade requirements

1.5 Identify, address and report potential hazards and environmental issues and implement control measures

1.6 Identify materials, equipment and tools required to complete work, check for serviceability, and report faults

1.7 Conduct equipment pre-start checks

2. Prepare personnel/material hoist

2.1 Inspect personnel cage/platform structure and SWL plate

2.2 Assess weather conditions for safe hoist operation

2.3 Conduct test run through full height of travel without a load, check mast and wall bolting

2.4 Check all safety systems including braking system

2.5 Ensure that attachment is lowered to ground safely and does not crush feet of personnel

2.6 Check personnel’s lanyards/harnesses and anchors comply with relevant Australian standards and are securely fitted to railing/anchor points and personnel harness attachment points

3. Operate personnel/material hoist

3.1 Lift personnel cage/platform and test all equipment in a range positions, operating controls smoothly and carefully, considering working clearances and potential crushing risks to workers

3.2 Travel personnel cage/platform as low as possible and operating in low gear and low speed, ensuring maximum stability at all times

3.3 Remain seated at controls whenever workers are on/in attachment and in the raised position

3.4 Communicate with personnel cage/platform using recommended signals

4. Perform post-operation activities

4.1 Empty and park attachment in designated area

4.2 Clean, remove, inspect and store attachments and equipment correctly

4.3 Clean and leave attachment parked on level, secure, and safe position

4.4 Report location and state/condition of personnel cage/platform before going off shift

4.5 Complete all required written records and documents