Schools Height Safety Introduction

Key Information

Duration: 1 Day (8 Hours)

Maximum Attendees: 12

Training available nationwide at one of our centres or at your school

Price (excl GST)

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Understand how to effectively use height safety and safety harness equipment

This course will provide you with the skills to identify the correct equipment, carry out pre-use checks and learn how to use a harness in conjunction with other height safety equipment. Also, understand the hazard and risk management process, specifically hazards associated with height systems and ascertain the importance of having a rescue plan. We cover hazards associated to working at height and with scaffolds, mobile elevated work platforms, ladders, ramps and stairways.

  • Unit Standards - S HSI (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

     

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. Identify suitable height work equipment and suitable anchor points for fall and arrest systems
  7. Demonstrate knowledge of a rescue plan to be activated in the event of a fall