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Work Safely at Heights

RIIWHS204D - Work safely at heights

Designed for those needing to understand all the requirements to safely perform work at heights, especially those who may be required to stand-by on scaffolding, elevated work platforms or large equipment.

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The course aims to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to work safely at heights. It includes identifying the work requirements, work procedures and instructions for the task; accessing and installing equipment; performing work at heights and cleaning up the work area.

Course Outcomes

On completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Identify work and OHS requirements associated with working safely at heights
  • Identify, manage and report potential risks and hazards associated with working at heights
  • Select and check safety equipment
  • Inspect and/or install fall protection and perimeter protection equipment
  • Ensure correct fitting, adjustment and anchor placement for fall protection equipment
  • Establish safe access to work area, correct manual handling procedures and placement of tools and materials at heights
  • Safely dismantle, inspect and store work at height safety system; and
  • Use basic rescue equipment
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Friday 26 October, 2018Friday 26 October, 2018North LakeBook Now
Wednesday 31 October, 2018Wednesday 31 October, 2018North LakeBook Now
Tuesday 6 November, 2018Tuesday 6 November, 2018North LakeBook Now
Wednesday 14 November, 2018Wednesday 14 November, 2018North LakeBook Now
Friday 23 November, 2018Friday 23 November, 2018North LakeBook Now
Wednesday 28 November, 2018Wednesday 28 November, 2018North LakeBook Now
Tuesday 4 December, 2018Tuesday 4 December, 2018North LakeBook Now
Tuesday 11 December, 2018Tuesday 11 December, 2018North LakeBook Now
Wednesday 19 December, 2018Wednesday 19 December, 2018North LakeBook Now
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There are no pre-requisite requirements to enter this course. However participants need to be aware that assessment activities include climbing ladders to access elevated work areas.


Successful completion of the assessment requirements will provide participants with a statement of attainment issued by STES (RTO Code 50091) for RIIWHS204D – Work safely at heights.