Work Safely at Heights

RIIWHS204E – Work safely at heights

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All people wishing to carry out work at heights as prescribed in Qld WH&S Regulations 2011. There are no specific requirements for entry into this course. However the practical component does require a certain level of fitness.

At the completion of the course participants will be able to:

  • Outline appropriate legislative requirements and responsibilities
  • Outline the basic concepts of workplace health & safety in Queensland
  • Identify heights
  • Apply basic risk management concepts including hazard identification, assessment of risk, control of risk and evaluation of control measures as they apply to safely working at heights
  • Applying the hierarchy of controls (eliminate, substitute, redesign, isolate, administrate and use of personal protective equipment) as they apply to confined spaces
  • Identify and apply emergency procedures and rescue

Upon successful completion of the course participants will be issued with a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment.