RIIWHS204D – WORK SAFELY AT HEIGHTS

AIMS AND OUTCOMES

This course is designed to ensure that participants understand the requirements and procedures that are governed by legislation and to ensure that they and everybody that may be affected by working at heights operations are not subjected to an unacceptable level of risk.

The course includes both theory and practical components, with participants undertaking practical exercises to ensure familiarity with procedures, equipment and safety systems.

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

  • Identify work requirements
  • Identify work procedures and instructions
  • Access and install equipment
  • Perform work at heights
  • Clean up work area

COURSE CONTENT

  • Interpret and apply technical and safety information for working at heights
  • Assess hazards and risk associated with working at heights and implement control methods
  • Select wear and care for personal protective equipment
  • Identify required safety systems including fall protection and associated equipment
  • Check that fitting, adjusting and anchoring of fall protection and associated equipment is correct
  • Perform work safely at heights
  • Safe shifting and handling of tools and materials
  • Adhere to statutory and regulatory authority requirements
  • Comply with heights safety systems
  • Comply with safe work methods
  • Locate and apply relevant documentation, policies and procedures

CERTIFICATION

A Statement of Attainment and Notice of Assessment will be issued upon successful completion in accordance with RTO partnership agreement

Overview:

PRE-REQUISITIES
There are no pre-requisites for this course

DURATION
1 Day

MAXIMUM PARTICIPANTS
10 Persons