This course applies to persons who required to work safely at heights. It includes: Identifying the work requirements, work procedures and instructions for the task; accessing and installing equipment, performing work at heights; and cleaning up the work area. The course is conducted over a period of 8 hours including both theory and practical components.
UNIT OF COMPETENCY
RIIWHS204D Work safely at Heights
Legislation, Regulation and Australian Standards – Falls from Heights Incidents – Hierarchy of control – Suspension trauma, who it affects and how to prevent it – Correct selection and use of PPE – Anchor points and safety ratings – Fitting and inspection of full body harnesses – Fall Arrest vs. Fall Restraint – Maintenance of equipment – Knot tying – Ladder safety – Initial rescue from heights – Appropriate height safety work permits – Other height safety equipment and includes a practical demonstration
Assessment of knowledge will be conducted by use of a workbook and verbal questioning. Participants will also be required to demonstrate competence through a range of practical activities.
To enquire and/or book your place in the Work Safely at Heights training, call 1300 666 101 (Monday to Friday – 7.30am – 4.00pm) or email firstname.lastname@example.org