Height Safety Awareness

This introductory workshop will provide participants with an awareness of the necessary requirements to perform tasks safely at heights including fall protection equipment, risk management, Legislative obligations and Australian / New Zealand Standards.


RIIWHS204D - Work Safely at Heights

Through the combination of theory and practical training, this course provides participants with the necessary knowledge and skills required to safely work at height or depth utilising various forms of fall protection. This training is suitable for any personnel required to perform tasks from heights or depths and is compliant to AS/NZS1891 Industrial fall-arrest systems and devices. This course complies with the core training & assessment elements for a height safety operator.

 

Tower Rescue

Participants who have previous experience in working at heights (obtained RIIWHS204D) and who wish develop an ability to perform a tower rescue.  Within this course the skills and knowledge to participate in rescue operations as a member of a rescue team and support specialist rescue operations will be explored in conjunction with providing emergency care pending the arrive of appropriately qualified personnel.  The necessary skills and knowledge to identify and avoid workplace hazards and risks, to maintain personal safety and to report identified issues to supervisors and team members, with regards to the rescue operation, are also covered within this course.

Pre-requisites:
Students must have completed, within the past 2 years, RIIWHS204D - Safe working at heights, prior to commencement of this course and present proof of attainment.