This qualification promotes, in particular, the following critical cross-field outcomes:
Worker Deaths by Falls: The following Case Report of falls investigated by OSHA illustrate how seemingly innocent workplace activities can have deadly consequences. An employee was climbing a 10 foot ladder to access a landing which was 9 feet above the adjacent floor.
The ladder slid down, and the employee fell to the floor, sustaining fatal injuries. Although the ladder had slip-resistant feet, it was not secured, and the railings did not extend 3 feet above the landing. The following Case Reports of falls investigated by OSHA illustrate how seemingly innocent workplace activities can have deadly consequences.
He fell more than 50 feet to ground level and died of severe head injuries. Two connectors were erecting light-weight steel I-beams on the third floor of a story building, 54 feet above the ground.
One employee removed a choker sling from a beam and then attempted to place the sling onto a lower hook on a series of stringers. While the crawler tower crane was booming away from the steel, the wind moved the stringer into the beam the employee was standing on.
The beam moved while the employee was trying to disengage the hook, causing him to lose his balance and fall to his death. An employee preparing masonry fascia for removal from a building fell from the third level of a tubular welded-frame scaffold.
No guarding system was provided for the scaffold. Further, the platform was coated with ice, creating a slippery condition. An employee was installing overhead boards from a scaffold platform consisting of two 2" x 10" boards with no guardrails.
A laborer was working on the third level of a tubular welded-frame scaffold which was covered with ice and snow. Planking on the scaffold was inadequate, there was no guardrail, and no access ladder for the various scaffold levels. The worker slipped and fell head first approximately 20 feet to the pavement below.
Weights of the bags ranged from to pounds, and the bags were dropped from three, five and seven feet. The mushroom caps provided absolutely NO protection.
The learner will need to demonstrate skills, knowledge and understanding in core subject areas, such as General Health, Safety and Welfare, productive working practices, Moving, handling and storing resources, Erecting and Setting out masonry structures in the workplace. In all of the tables in this document, both the pre NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre levels unless specifically stated otherwise. City & Guilds is the leading brand for construction training and courses in the UK and one of the few brands known throughout the rest of the world.
Protective devices capable of withstanding at least pounds dropped from a height of ten feet should be used. An employee pulling a concrete hose along a form fell two stories and hit his head on steel rebars which punctured his brain.
A laborer fell through a roof opening about 8 feet to a patio foundation that had about 20 half-inch rebars protruding straight up. The laborer was impaled by one of the bars and died.Answer: 1) Masonry is basically materials that are made up of brick, stone, marble, granite, traventine, concrete blocks, glass blocks are stacked up one by one together by mortar to make walls.
They are also called masonry units. Erecting Masonry Cladding in the Workplace Laying Domestic Drainage in the Workplace Erecting Thin Joint Masonry Structures in the Workplace Placing and Finishing Non-Specialist Concrete in the Workplace Plastering and Rendering Surfaces in the Workplace Maintaining Slate and Tile Roofing in the Workplace Repairing and Maintaining Masonry.
In all of the tables in this document, both the pre NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre levels unless specifically stated otherwise. Erecting Masonry structures in the work place.
Erecting Masonry Cladding in the Workplace.
Erecting Complex Masonry structures in the work place. Developing and Maintaining Good Occupational Working Relationships in the Workplace. Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace. Complete OFO Version OFO Code Description MANAGERS Managers plan, direct, coordinate and evaluate the overall activities of enterprises, governments and other organizations, or of organizational units within them, and formulate and review their policies, laws, rules and regulations.
The learner will need to demonstrate skills, knowledge and understanding in core subject areas, such as General Health, Safety and Welfare, productive working practices, Moving, handling and storing resources, Erecting and Setting out masonry structures in the workplace.