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RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights
This course gives a participant the skills and knowledge required to work safely at heights in the Resources and Infrastructure Industries. This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles where they are required to perform work at heights.
Our course is delivered with theory and written assessment only self-paced.
Practical is a 1 day face to face delivery in our Brisbane Training Centre upon successful completion of the theory students can book in to the face to face course.
Training is completed face to face.
24hr access to Volt Edge support network.
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Units of Competency
RIIWHS204D – Work safely at heights
Upon successful completion you will have the skills to:
→ Access, interpret and apply height safety procedures and ensure the work activity is compliant
→ Inspect site to determine layout and physical condition, condition of structures, prevailing weather conditions, equipment requirements and potential hazards
→ Adhere to WHS requirements
→ Identify, select and check safety equipment for serviceability
→ Identify, manage and report potential risks and hazards
→ Consult with authorised personnel to select materials, tools and equipment and check for serviceability
→ Select, wear and care for personal protective equipment
→ Inspect/install fall protection and perimeter protection equipment
→ Identify approved methods of moving tools and equipment to work area and minimise potential hazards associated with tools at heights
→ Ensure safety system has been installed correctly
→ Select and install appropriate signs and barricades
→ Consult with authorised personnel to ensure anchor fall protection and associated equipment is correctly fitted and adjusted
→ Ensure all required equipment is installed
→ Use recommended methods to access work area for people, tools and equipment
→ Locate tools and materials to eliminate or minimise the risk of items being knocked down
→ Check access from ground to work area and ensure it is safe
→ Keep fall equipment in place and adjusted appropriately for movement during work
→ Undertake manual handling of materials and equipment
→ Locate materials and equipment ensuring that they are safely secured and distributed
→ Check safety system periodically for compliance
→ Monitor risk control measures to ensure that they are effective and appropriate
→ Reassess risk control measures, as required, in accordance with changed work practices and/or site conditions and undertake alterations
→ Consult with authorised personnel to ensure safety system is dismantled and removed
→ Clear work area and dispose of or recycle materials
→ Clean, check, maintain and store tools and equipment