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Safe Working at Heights Training Courses Perth




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An average of 1260 workers are injured every year due to falling from heights. Most of these falls are from relatively low heights (5m or less). This course is designed to provide participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to work safely at heights suitable for those working in the mining and resources industry, and the building and construction industry. On completion of this course, participants will have knowledge of the OHS, legislation and Australian Standards relating to working at heights; be able to identify and control hazards; understand job planning and resources required, access and egress; fall arrest systems and Personal Protective Equipment plus work confidently and competently at heights.

Pre requisite
There are no pre requisites for the Safe Working at Heights course.

Course Content
The Safe Working at Heights training plan is derived from the RII09 Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package unit of competency:

RIIOHS204A Work safely at heights

Legislation in the Workplace - O.S.H. Acts and Regulations; Mines Safety Inspection Act and Regulations; specific regulations referring to Fall Prevention; WorkSafe WA Code of Practice; National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work; Australian/NZ Standards 1891 part 1 to 4.
Plan Work - Job at hand; hazards; access and egress; eliminate hazards as far as is practicable; where hazards still exist plan for use of equipment to prevent falls.
Personal Protective Equipment - Fall Restraint Systems; Fall Arrest Systems including full-body harness donning, care and maintenance in accordance with AS 2626; lanyards; shock absorbers; fall-arrest devices; hardware and system clearances.
Safe Working at Heights - Edge protection; scaffolds; ladder and tower safety; anchor points and static lines; plant access and egress; EWP’s; tools and equipment at heights; house keeping and rescue procedures. Practical assessment - Fall arrest PPE inspection and demonstration of safe, confident working practices at heights.

Competent candidates will be issued with an Australian Skills Training Certificate/Statement of Attainment and Work Safely at Heights card. This course is accredited within the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF).

On successful completion of this course, candidates will be issued with an Australian Skills Training Ltd Certificate of Competency in Safe Working at Heights.

8 hours

Maximum Participants
8 persons

Please contact AST or click here to download latest Training Schedule.

2014 Dates & Venues:

AST Perth, Western Australia
January 16th, 31st
February 13th, 27th
March 13th, 27th
April 10th, 30th
May 15th, 29th
June 13th, 26th
July 17th, 31st
August 14th, 28th
September 11th, 25th
October 16th, 30th
November 13th, 27th
December 11th

AST Darwin, Northern Territory
Dates available soon. Please contact our Darwin office for details.

AST Batam, Indonesia
January 13th
February 3rd
March 3rd
April 7th
May 14th
June 2nd
July 7th
August 4th
September 1st
October 6th
November 3rd
December 24th


On Demand and On Site

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Resources Required, On Site
• Fall-arrest and fall-restraint PPE
• Aluminum ladders
• Practical assessment area (above 2m)
• Air-conditioned training room comfortable for 8 people
• White board

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