Work Safely at Heights

  • RIIOHS204A – Work Safely at Heights
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  • Locations: Gold Coast
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Max students:12
  • Contact ACTA Group on 07 5593 8268

This unit specifies the competency required to undertake safe working practices when working at heights or depths.

This unit is appropriate for those working in an operational roles, at worksites within:

  • Civil construction
  • Coal mining
  • Drilling
  • Extractive industries
  • Metalliferous mining

Specific skills are required to achieve the performance criteria in this unit, particularly for the application in the various circumstances in which this unit may be applied. This includes the ability to carry out the following as required to work safely at heights:

  • apply legislative, organisation and site requirements and procedures
  • access, interpret and apply technical and safety information
  • apply diagnostic/fault finding techniques
  • apply environmental requirements
  • apply isolation procedures
  • work in varying weather conditions

Specific knowledge is required to achieve the Performance Criteria of this unit, particularly its application in a variety of circumstances in which the unit may be used. This includes knowledge of the following, as required to work safely at heights:

  • the names and functions of equipment, components and materials
  • equipment manufacturer’s instructions and specifications
  • safe shifting and handling of tools and materials
  • statutory and regulatory authority requirements
  • the nature of work undertaken at heights
  • heights safety systems
  • the processes of providing for safe working practices
  • safety equipment/systems and considerations to facilitate working safely at heights
  • safe work methods