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Work Safely at Heights (WAH)

(RIIWHS204D)

COURSE OVERVIEW

This course is designed to enable participants to work safely at heights in the workplace, with minimal supervision, by identifying the requirements of the job, accessing and installing the required equipment, and cleaning up the work area. They will also be able to conduct a risk assessment of the job.

COURSE OUTCOMES

Successful participants will be able to work safely at heights in the workplace with
minimal supervision by identifying the requirements of the job, accessing and
installing the required equipment, and cleaning up the work area. They will also be
able to conduct a risk assessment of the job.

Specific topics include:

  • Legislative and work place procedures
  • Hazards associated with working at height
  • Conduct and document a risk assessment
  • Select, inspect and work within the limitations of portable ladders and platforms
  • Safe working requirements for working with scaffold, edge protection and elevating work platforms
  • Selection and use of fall injury prevention systems
  • Anchors and attachment devices
  • Rescue Planning

ON-SITE DELIVERY REQUIREMENTS

Participants must wear site approved work wear and PPE. For delivery at a client site
the following must be provided to meet the outcomes of the course:

  • A harness for each participant
  • Suitable classroom area
  • A sound structure permitting a number of work at height scenarios, including a platform and a variety of anchor points
  • A serviceable straight or extending ladder

COURSE DETAILS

Target Audience
If you're currently working in or seeking employment in the mining, oil and gas, construction or resources industry, this Nationally Recognised Training course will equip you with the skills and practical experience to competently and safely work at heights to industry standards.

Maximum Participants
10

Duration
1 Day

Pre-Requisites
Sufficient language and literacy skills to follow work procedures on a mine or construction site.