Nzqa registered unit standard 1270 version 7




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NZQA registered unit standard

1270 version 7




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Title

Salvage windthrown trees

Level

4

Credits

12




Purpose

This unit standard is intended for people employed in a tree felling role in a forestry operation.
People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of considerations in salvaging windthrown trees; demonstrate knowledge of hazards created by windthrown trees; and carry out windthrown salvage.




Classification

Forestry > Tree Felling




Available grade

Achieved




Entry information

Critical health and safety prerequisites

Unit 28560, Fell trees in a commercial forest harvesting operation; or demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills.

Recommended skills and knowledge

Unit 24569, Fell trees using machine pushing assistance; and Unit 24570, Fell trees using back-pulling machine assistance.


Explanatory notes
1 This unit standard must be assessed against on-job.
2 This unit standard is intended to cover the salvage of trees in areas of windthrow, as distinct from isolated windthrown trees, which are covered by Unit 19765, Assess and deal with individual windthrown trees in a forest plantation.
3 Definition

Accepted forestry industry practice refers to documented codes of practice and standardised procedures accepted by the wider forestry industry as examples of best practice.

Worksite procedures refer to documented procedures used by the organisation carrying out the work and applicable to the tasks being carried out. They may include but are not limited to – standard operating procedures, site safety procedures, equipment operating procedures, quality assurance procedures, housekeeping standards, procedures to comply with legislative and local body requirements.

Outcomes and evidence requirements
Outcome 1
Demonstrate knowledge of considerations in salvaging windthrown trees.
Evidence requirements
1.1 Differences in emphasis between windthrown salvage and conventional forest harvest are explained in accordance with accepted forestry industry practice.
Range changes in emphasis on safety, production, costs, use of resources.
1.2 The plan for the block being harvested is explained in accordance with worksite procedures.
Range access to block, felling plan, machine availability, training requirements, supervision.
1.3 Rules for salvaging windthrown trees are described in accordance with accepted forestry industry practice.
Outcome 2
Demonstrate knowledge of hazards created by windthrown trees.
Evidence requirements
2.1 Hazards specific to salvaging windthrown trees are identified and controls explained in accordance with accepted forestry industry practice.
Range may include but is not limited to – partial or complete stem breakage, shatter, tension, compression, weakened and/or leaning and fallen trees, spar trees.
2.2 Hazards specific to trees which are standing but wind wrenched are identified, and controls explained in accordance with the accepted forestry industry practice and worksite procedures.
Range risk of unstable tree moving and altering lean during or after cutting, movement of root plate, wind.
2.3 Hazards able to be minimised by use of machines are identified and described in accordance with worksite procedures.
2.4 Management of other hazards is described in accordance with worksite procedures.
Range may include but is not limited to – techniques to deal with felling, butting and heading trees, limbing, trimming, yarding, upturned root plates, compression, tension, strop attachment, breaking out, machinery.
Outcome 3
Carry out windthrown salvage.
Evidence requirements
3.1 Safety requirements are established and met in accordance with accepted forestry industry practice.
Range training, protective clothing, felling aids, chainsaw suitability, workface setup, escape routes, stance, communication.
3.2 Hazards associated with each intended action are assessed before commencing in accordance with accepted forestry industry practice and worksite procedures.
Range compression, tension, weight transfer, predicting likely or possible log or tree movement, body position on safe side, ground conditions.
3.3 Compression and tension in a tree stem or log are identified, and sequence of chainsaw cuts made, in accordance with accepted forestry industry practice.
3.4 Machines are directed in order to minimise hazards and to meet operational requirements in accordance with the worksite procedures.
Range overhead and ground hazards before, during and after felling and extraction work.
3.5 Factors affecting salvage options are dealt with individually and systematically in accordance with worksite procedures.
Range a planned systematic approach to all situations, safety as priority, top stems first.
3.6 Situations beyond the scope of available resources and equipment are recognised, and assistance and/or additional resources and/or equipment sought.
3.7 Trimming and heading-off are carried out in an established safe area in accordance with worksite procedures.
3.8 Stem extraction is directed to suit operational requirements in accordance with worksite procedures.



Planned review date

31 December 2020


Status information and last date for assessment for superseded versions

Process

Version

Date

Last Date for Assessment

Registration

1

28 January 1995

31 December 2012

Review

2

8 November 1996

31 December 2012

Revision

3

19 June 1998

31 December 2012

Review

4

5 December 2000

31 December 2012

Review

5

24 March 2003

31 December 2012

Review

6

22 May 2008

31 December 2016

Review

7

19 March 2015

N/A




Consent and Moderation Requirements (CMR) reference

0173

This CMR can be accessed at http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/framework/search/index.do.
Please note

Providers must be granted consent to assess against standards (accredited) by NZQA, before they can report credits from assessment against unit standards or deliver courses of study leading to that assessment.


Industry Training Organisations must be granted consent to assess against standards by NZQA before they can register credits from assessment against unit standards.
Providers and Industry Training Organisations, which have been granted consent and which are assessing against unit standards must engage with the moderation system that applies to those standards.
Requirements for consent to assess and an outline of the moderation system that applies to this standard are outlined in the Consent and Moderation Requirements (CMR). The CMR 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 Competenz qualifications@competenz.org.nz if you wish to suggest changes to the content of this unit standard.


Competenz

SSB Code 101571



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