The combined Work Safely at Heights & Confined Space Refresher program is designed for individuals who have already attained the prerequisite units of competence (RIIWHS202D Enter and work in confined spaces (or equivalent) and RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights) and are required to demonstrate ongoing competence and capability. The purpose of this course is to assess and update candidates’ skills and knowledge, ensuring maintenance of a standardised level of competence and capability expected within high-risk industries.
- Identify work requirements
- Identify work procedures and instructions
- Access and install equipment
- Perform work at heights
- Clean up work area
- Understand free fall, free fall-arrest and fall-to-safe
- Suspension trauma
- Edge protection
- Understand Job Safety Analysis (JSA) or/and Risk Assessment (RA)
- Hierarchy of control to identify hazards at heights
- Risk of falling objects
- Inspect and fit of a full body harness
- Inspection and the correct use of ladders
- Housekeeping and height safety general
- Emergency rescue procedure
- The requirements of Australian Standards
- Definitions of a confined space
- Roles of personnel involved in working in a confined space
- What defines a person as having entered a confined space
- Duties of a stand-by person, confined space permit issuer & a permit holder
- Gas testing requirements, when and by whom.
- Using the hierarchy of control to identify hazards in confined space
- Effects of these gasses on the body and treatment of persons that have been exposed to them
- Types of asphyxiates effects of oxygen depletion
- NOSHC exposure limits, STEL, PPM and TWA
- Pre entry requirements, isolations, emergency plans, ventilation, communication
After successful completion of this course, participants will be provided with a statement of attainment issued by STES (RTO Code 50091) for RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights, and a statement of attainment issued by STES (RTO Code 50091) for RIIWHS202D Enter and work in confined spaces.
This course can be conducted at IFAP’s North Lake (WA) training facility or at any facility that has a suitable classroom and training area.
There is a maximum number of 12 participants per program.
Participants must hold a current statement of attainment for RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights and RIIWHS202D Enter and work in confined spaces or equivalent issued within the last two (2) years prior to attending this course.
Ability to read, write and understand English. Present photo I.D. on arrival. The student is required to declare any medical issue that may exclude them from full participation.
Wear normal work clothing, enclosed footwear and remove all jewellery prior to commencement.