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Working Safely at Height

Height Safety Operator

 
As outlined in AS1891.4
 
SpanSet’s Working Safely at Height course covers all aspects required to meet this competency level.
 
 

Working Safely at Heights - RIIWHS204D

 
Duration
1 Day
 
Introduction
 
SpanSet Australia’s nationally accredited Work Safely at Heights course has been structured to provide candidates with the necessary practical skills and theoretical understanding to undertake work at height on a broad range of structures and differing environments; as well as working safely in the vicinity of unprotected edges or on steep ground.
 
Course Elements
 
Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will gain knowledge of:
 
Theory

– Legislation and governance material relating to working at height
 
– What defines ’work at height’
 
– Hazard analysis and risk assessment
 
– Control measures for working at height
 
– Categories for working at height (work restraint, work positioning, fall arrest)
 
– Legal requirements for equipment inspection and record keeping
 
– Compliance, strengths and characteristics of height safety equipment
 
– Legal necessity for provision for rescue capability.
 
Practical

– Correct inspection, fitting and adjustment of harness (including suspension in harness)
 
– Participation in SWMS to control risks for working at height
 
– Selection, setup and rigging of anchor straps and slings
 
– Pre-use inspection, installation and use of work restraint techniques
 
– Pre-use inspection and use of single/twin leg fall arrest lanyards
 
– Pre-use inspection, installation and use of fall arrest blocks/inertia reels.
 
– Pre-use inspection, installation and use of temporary horizontal safety lines
 
– Pre-use inspection, installation and use of height safety connectors
 
– Introduction to rescue using a pre-rigged workplace rescue system.
 
Where appropriate additional client-specific topics will be covered. Training can be conducted at a purpose built SpanSet training facility in Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne or on your site anywhere in Australasia.
 
Training Outcome
 
All successful candidates will receive a Statement of Attainment and a personalised ID card as proof of their qualification.
 
RTO ID 91173