Working at heights
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.
This unit specifies the competency required to undertake safe working practices when working at heights or depths.
This course is recommended for:
- Workers who require additional training and knowledge of working safely at heights.
Corse Duration: 8 hours
The theory elements will allow individuals to show a sound understanding of knowledge relevant to working at height and the practical exercises require individuals to demonstrate a variety of access and rescue techniques.
This course covers the following
- Relevant legislation.
- Safe systems of work
- Methods of fall protection
- Overview of wind turbines
- Care of personal protective equipment (PPE)
- Emergency planning
- Correct use of PPE
- Safe access and egress
- Safety whilst at height
- Industry specific requirements
- Use of rescue equipment
- Rescue scenarios
There are no pre-requisites associated with RIIWHS204D Working at heights.