Course Code and Title: RIIWHS204E Work Safely at Heights

Award Issued: Statement of Attainment for RIIWHS204E Work Safely at Heights

Pre-Requisites: Nil

Recertification: Reccomended to refresh annually

Duration: 8 Hours

Course Description: This unit covers working safely at heights in resources and infrastructure industries. 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.

Objectives: This course in Safe Working at Height training courses is designed for those who are required to work or access areas that are at height. Participants will develop skills to select height safety equipment and apply it to specific tasks. Height Safety Training covers how to work in accordance with Height Safety Regulations, Australian Standards and relevant codes of practice. Participants will have an understanding of Risk Assessment procedures and permits to work at height.

Course Content:

  • OH&S Legislation, Height Safety Regulations, Codes Of Practice & Australian Standards
  • Correct use of Height Safety Equipment
  • Height Safety Training Requirements
  • Elevated Working Platforms & Scaffolds
  • Case Studies from industry
  • Risk Assessment & Hierarchy of Hazard Control
  • Management & Employee responsibilities
  • Fall Arrest Devices & Safety Equipment
  • Safe Ladder Techniques
  • Equipment Inspection & Maintenance requirements
  • Setting up a fall restraint system
  • Emergency Procedures including Height Rescue Procedures
  • Suspension Trauma
  • Developing Site Procedures & Safe Work Methods

Assessment: Assessment will be performed progressively throughout the course using demonstrations of practical skills, scenario’s and short answer theory questions.

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This Course is provided in partnership with, and is accredited by Fire and Safety Australia RTO:22250