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GWO - Safe Work at Heights

Duration:
2 Day

Max Students:
12

Designed for:

Pre-requisites:
Nil

Co-requisites:
Nil

Pre-entry Requirements:
Unique Student Identifier (USI) - www.usi.gov.au
Fitness to participate
Winda ID - www.globalwindsafety.org

Description:

Content:

The following items are covered during the conduct of the training:

  • WH&S Legislation, Height Safety Regulations, Codes Of Practice & Australian Standards
  • Correct use of Height Safety Equipment
  • Elevated Working Platforms & Scaffolds
  • Case Studies from industry
  • Risk Assessment & Hierarchy of Hazard Control
  • Management & Employee responsibilities
  • Fall Arrest Devices & Safety Equipment
  • Safe Ladder Techniques
  • Equipment Inspection & Maintenance requirements
  • Setting up a fall restraint system
  • Emergency Procedures including Height Rescue Procedures
  • Suspension Trauma
  • Developing Site Procedures & Safe Work Methods

Unit of Competency

RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights

Assessment:
Students learning outcomes will be assessed using practical activities designed to simulate the work environment and written questions as appropriate.

Delivery Method:
Classroom theory via PowerPoint presentations, including audio-visual material, practical desktop activities and discussion. Practical components using height safety equipment in a range of work simulated scenarios.


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