RIIWHS204D Work Safely at Heights

Falls are a major cause of death and serious injury in Australian workplaces. Fall hazards are found in many workplaces where work is carried out at height, for example stacking shelves, working on a roof, unloading a large truck or accessing silos. Falls can also occur at ground level into holes, for example trenches or service pits. Information, instruction and training is required when exposed to potential falls from working at any height. Duration 1 day.

Requirements

  • Participants must wear steel capped footwear. STO can provide Hi Visibility Clothing and Hard Hats. For any specific PPE requirements please contact STO
  • English language skills need to be sufficient to understand and comprehend written and verbal instructions
  • Numeracy skills are needed to interpret calculations and formulas

Content

  • Regulations and legislation
  • Australian Standards
  • Risk assessment and hazard elimination
  • Equipment selection and use
  • Anchor systems, selecting solid and reliable anchorage
  • Fall restraint systems, selection of equipment and correct use
  • Work positioning systems, selection of equipment and correct use
  • Fall arrest systems
  • Using energy absorbing lanyards
  • Correct use of ladders 

Certification

On successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for Work safely at heights – RIIWHS 204D

Additional courses can be scheduled on demand please contact STO for further information

Time: 8am – 4pm   Venue: Unit 15 – 16 Hopkins Street, Eden, NSW, 2551     Cost: $310

Further Enquiries
Brodie Ridley
Email or P 1300 659 349 

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