Operate a boom type elevating work platform

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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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
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Wiki Markup
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Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
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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
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Registered Training Organisations
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Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Inspect and test elevating work platform


Work platform is visually inspected prior to operation for any evidence of damage, structural weakness or interference according to pre-operational safety check procedures


Routine pre-operational equipment checks are carried out in accordance with available checklists


Work platform log book is checked, service requirements are noted and maintenance personnel advised of any requirements


Elevating work platform is started in accordance with manufacturers guidelines and start-up procedures for operations and any abnormal noise or movement reported to an authorised person for corrective action


Start-up checks are conducted according to manufacturers specifications and company procedures to ensure work platform and equipment are operating correctly


Faults are corrected or are reported to an authorised person for corrective action according to company procedures


The operating and emergency controls are checked for correct operation in accordance with manufacturers specifications including use of the emergency decent device


Boom is lowered under simulated emergency conditions to check for operational effectiveness


Gear and accessories are checked and damaged or worn gear is segregated and reported to an authorised person for testing/repair/destruction


Results of inspections are recorded and reported according to company procedures


Assess job requirements and work


Briefing, hand-over details, authorisations and clearances are received, interpreted and clarified in accordance with company and site procedures and legislative requirements


Work area is inspected and potential hazards are identified and appropriate elimination or control measures selected


Weight of load including personnel and equipment is correctly estimated to ensure job is within limits of work platform capacity


Plan work and set up for lift


A work plan is developed and agreed with relevant workplace personnel to include hazard prevention/control measures and safety and emergency procedures in line with applicable Australian standards


A suitable firm and level standing is chosen and prepared for the location of the elevating work platform


Outriggers and stabilisers are correctly deployed and positioned in accordance with manufacturers instructions and appropriate Australian standards


Appropriate plates or packing are correctly used under the footplates as required to adequately distribute the loading


Ground is checked before and after packing is installed to ensure it is firm enough to bear the load


The job plan is developed to include hazard prevention/control measures and safety procedures in line with applicable Australian standards and to equipment manufacturers specifications


Work platform load chart is located and information on permissible loads, radii and heights taken into account in planning the job


The job plan takes into account job requirements and workplace rules and procedures


Job plan is discussed and confirmed with relevant personnel


Work gear and tools are properly stowed in the elevating work platform in accordance with Australian standards, company procedures and guides


Carry out elevation


Configuration and operation of elevating work platform are checked as necessary to ensure safe lift


Operation of work platform is carried out in accordance with the job plan, the appropriate Australian standard and manufacturers specifications


Planned hazard control and strategies are implemented


Load is constantly monitored to ensure safety of personnel, load and structural stability


Unplanned situations are responded to in line with company procedures in a manner that minimises risk to personnel and equipment


Required signals are correctly given, interpreted and followed in accordance with appropriate Australian standards


Pack up work platform


The elevating work platform is shut down using the correct sequence of procedures in accordance with manufacturers instructions


Routine post-operational equipment checks are carried out in accordance with manufacturers instructions and available checklists and defects recorded and reported in line with company procedures


The elevating work platform is dismantled in accordance with the job plan, manufacturers instructions and relevant statutory regulations


The outriggers and stabilisers are secured and stowed in accordance with manufacturers instructions


The elevating work platform is correctly stowed and secured in accordance with manufacturers instructions and company procedures

Qualifications and Skillsets

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