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RIIWHS204D – WORK SAFELY AT HEIGHTS

Through the combination of theory and practical training, this Work Safely at Heights course provides participants with the 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 with AS/NZS1891 Industrial fall-arrest systems and devices. This course complies with the core training & assessment elements for a height safety operator.

RIIWHS204D – WORK SAFELY AT HEIGHTS

Through the combination of theory and practical training, this Work Safely at Heights course provides participants with the 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 with AS/NZS1891 Industrial fall-arrest systems and devices. This course complies with the core training & assessment elements for a height safety operator.

Our RIIWHS204D – Work Safely at Heights course is appropriate for those who have operational roles at worksites within:

  • Extractive industries
  • Drilling
  • Metalliferous mining
  • Civil construction
  • Coal mining

This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to take safe and proactive measures when working at heights.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

There are no formal entry requirements stipulated for this programme; however participants must possess basic literacy and numeracy skills.  Participants are required to:

  • Report potential risks and hazards
  • Consultation with authorised personnel
  • Comply with relevant documentation, policies and procedures
  • Interpret and comply with equipment manufacturer’s instructions and specifications

If you have any concerns regarding the literacy or numeracy requirements, please contact 1300 227 354 for assistance.

COURSE OUTCOME

On completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • RIIWHS204D – Work safely at heights

PROGRAM BENEFITS

  • Upon successful completion of this course, each participant will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment.

COURSE OVERVIEW

  • Reference documents / legislation
  • Statistics of height-related incidents
  • Definitions
  • Risk management for working at height
  • Fall prevention methods
  • Fall arrest systems
  • Estimating fall distances / clearances
  • Emergency procedures
  • Anchorage points
  • Fall protection equipment
  • Use of ladders
  • Service & inspection requirements
  • Practical exercises performed (various height applications)

ASSESSMENT

The assessment for this programme has been designed to assess a person’s competence in accordance with the Resources & Infrastructure Industry Training Package and any relevant Legislation and the proprietary requirements of the organisation or workplace. The assessment will consist of both a written and practical component.

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