Height Safety Introduction

Key Information

Duration: 1 Day (8 Hours)

Maximum Attendees: 12

Training available nationwide at one of our centres, or your own workplace

Price (excl GST)

$290 Per Person

Price (excl GST)

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Understand the legal requirements, systems and procedures to conduct work safely at height

This course will guide you through the selection and use of different types of fall arrest equipment. It involves a number of practical scenarios including fall arrest, work positioning, restraint systems and developing a rescue plan. We also cover hazards associated with scaffolds, mobile elevated work platforms, ladders, guardrails, walkways, ramps and stairways.

In accordance with the requirements to maintain Consent to Assess for the unit standards taught on this course, Safety ‘n Action had this course pre moderated and approved by our standard setting body, The Skills Organistaion.

  • Unit Standards - HS (Click to see more detail)

    Unit

    Level

    Credit

    Description

    17600

     

    3

    3

    Explain safe work practices for working at heights

    23229

    3

    4

    Use a safety harness for personal fall prevention when working at height

    25045

    3

    4

    Employ height safety equipment in the workplace 

     

Key Learning Outcomes:

  1. Explain the legislative requirements and systems used for working at heights
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of hazards associated with wearing a safety harness and associated equipment
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of safety harnesses and associated systems and equipment
  4. Check and fit a safety harness system
  5. Use a safety harness system where a fall hazard exists at height
  6. Demonstrate knowledge of the rescue plan to be activated in the event of a fall
  7. Identify the common types of height safety equipment used in the workplace
  8. Identify suitable height work equipment and suitable anchor points for fall and arrest systems
  9. Use height safety equipment and plan rescue techniques and emergency procedures for working at height

Entry Criteria:

  1. All students are required to have a level of written and oral English equivalent to NCEA level 1 (year 11) or IELTS 5.5 or higher, to be eligible to attend our courses. The person responsible for making bookings or authorising attendance on the course must agree to these Terms and Conditions prior to acceptance of their student(s) onto the course. Where a student does not meet our English language requirement a reader/writer must be supplied by the student or the person responsible for authorising the student’s attendance. The reader/writer cannot be another student attending the same course.

"I really enjoyed the course. I have worked with my company forever (20 years) and this had been one of the best courses that I have participated on. Thoroughly enjoyed the information. Well presented and both theory and practical was enjoyable. Great engagement by the trainer, everyone was involved and everyone had a positive attitude as the course flowed and no one got bored. Thank you!!!"

Student Feedback 13th April 2018