Work Safely at Heights Training Course perth and wa

RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights

LEARN TO WORK SAFELY AT HEIGHTS

Our Work Safely at Heights course will provide you with the knowledge and skills you will need to work safely at heights in accordance with industry requirements.  

DURATION AND COSTS

One day working at heights safety training and assessment: $225.00

Refresher working at heights safety training and assessment: $150.00

(Existing Statement of Attainment, that is not older than two years,  must be presented to Equip-Safe as proof of previous training for the above refresher course).

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LOCATION AND FREQUENCY

Working at Heights courses are scheduled weekly at Equip-Safe’s Perth training venue in Welshpool (corner of Orrong Road and Pilbara Street), or can be conducted on the client’s premises.  Please contact Equip-Safe for on-site pricing.

WORK SAFELY AT HEIGHTS COURSE CONTENT

Off The Job (Theory)

  • Legal Requirement and Guidance Material
  • Definition of Working at Heights
  • Fall Restraint v Fall Arrest
  • Pendulum effect
  • Hazards associated with Fall Arrest Harnesses
    • Suspension Trauma
    • Positional Asphyxia
    • Injuries from incorrectly fitted harness
  • Emergency Plan / Rescue Plan

On The Job (Practical)

  • Conduct risk assessment/ SWMS (Safe Work Method Statement)
  • Inspect FIPS (Fall Injury Prevention Systems) and Fall Arrest Harnesses
  • Safe use of Fall Arrest Harnesses (use 2 different harnesses)
  • Conduct self rescue using
  • Use Fall Injury Prevention Systems including: fall arrest harness, ladder, ladder bracket, adjustable lanyard, static line, static line shuttle, industrial inertia reel, adjustable rope lifeline with energy absorber and brake device, anchor points, karabiners, descender

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The Construction Training Fund provides funding support for training of eligible workers in the construction industry. We acknowledge the support of the Construction Training Fund in reducing the costs of training for eligible workers.

Eligible Companies / Individuals must be:

  • Directly employed in the building and construction industry in Western Australia construction companies undertaking projects in Western Australia
  • Self-employed and undertaking work which is directly involved in the construction process

Where eligibility of an applicant is in question the Training Fund will seek evidence of eligibility via review of a detailed, recent work history.

Unemployed Participants

If an individual is unemployed at the time of undertaking a short course recognised by the Training Fund, they must be able to:

  • Demonstrate that they were directly employed in the construction industry in Western Australia for a minimum of six months, within 6 months prior to the date of course commencement; or if no recent work experience is involved have written evidence of a relevant employment offer from an eligible company or contractor in the construction industry prior to making a claim.

Please visit the Construction Training Fund website for further information www.ctf.wa.gov.au

RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights

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