Work Safely At Heights Training
Work Safely @ Heights
Duration 1 Day (8 Hours)
This course is appropriate for those working in operational roles where they are required to perform work at heights. .
This unit provides participant’s with the skills and knowledge required to work safety at heights across a range of industry .
After successfully completing this course, applicants will be knowledgeable about and understand:
How to work at heights in a safe manner
The requirements of the Code of Practice “Prevention of Falls in The Workplace” “Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 with amendments 2002” regarding fall injury prevention systems
Applicable sections of the MSIA & Regulations
Requirements of AS 1891Definitions of fall arrest and restraint
Using the hierarchy of control to reduce hazards at heights
Inspect, fit and use a full body harness
Identify and understand the application of different items of fall protection
Use of twin lanyards
Basic requirements regarding use of scaffolding
Basic requirements regarding EWP use
Requirements regarding setting up of static lines
Correct use of ladders
Understand fall distances
Requirements for rescue procedures and systems available
Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories, and Industry sectors.
The course comprises a written theory assessment, followed by a practical assessment. Participants need to have a strong command of the English language in order to complete the written assessment for these courses.