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Work Safely at Heights (Refresher)
Aim of this Course / Target Group
This Working at Height refresher is designed for participants who wish to refresh their knowledge and who holds a Statements of Attainment that is not more than 5 years old.
This course provides skills and knowledge through a blend of meaningful theoretical instruction with practical training, based on simulated workplace situations. This aids participant understanding of the hierarchy of hazard control, the forces generated in falls, specific hazards such as pendulum effect, swing back and suspension trauma. This course also illustrates the selection, inspection, application and maintenance of anchor points, harnesses, and other height safety equipment as well as addressing other height safety topics such as ladders, temporary scaffolds and working in elevated work platforms (not including WP certification). This course is suitable for any individual who is required to work at height.
This course is based on the requirements outlined in the Regulations, Codes of Practise and Standards applicable to any person required to work at heights for any reason and includes:
- Safe work systems and practices to prevent falls
- Identification of hazards, and assessing and addressing risks
- Selection, fitting, use, care and maintenance and storage of PPE
- Selection, use, care and storage of tools and equipment to be used
- Emergency response procedures; and
- Safe methods of working on brittle and fragile material
Knowledge based questionnaires and practical demonstration
Must have basic English literacy skills
Evidence of previous statement of attainment no older than 5 years
Academic Award & Recognition
Upon successful completion participants will be issued with either of the following Statements of Attainment relevant to their industry area which will be recognised nationally
RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights
What To Wear
All course participants are required to wear appropriate work attire. Whilst closed in shoes are a minimum requirement for attendance on any course, steel capped safety boots are required for forklift, dogging, vehicle loading crane (hiab) and rigging courses
Morning Tea & Lunch
Feel free to grab a tea or coffee before the course starts and during the course breaks. All participants will be offered morning/ afternoon tea and for those attending full day courses lunch is provided (an assortment of sandwiches and hot finger foods). Persons with special dietary requirements should cater for their personal needs.
$66.00 After CTF subsidy
This subsidy is available to eligible participants only.
Bulk billing is available to participants who pay the balance prior to the course