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Height Safety Perth

Haz-Ed’s Work Safely At Heights Training Course is designed to assist employers and employees to develop a better understanding of working safely at heights.

Students will earn their working at heights ticket while being introduced to important legislation, codes of practice and Australian standards relating to working at height.  Over the duration of this course you will develop the ability to identify hazards, assess recognised hazards, analyse job safety and understand the hierarchy of controls required to safely work at heights.

This course will cover a range of safety issues related to working at heights. From how forces are generated in falls, to the correct selection and use of anchor points and height safety equipment. The use of ladders, scaffolding and elevated work platforms will also be covered.

Throughout the course, students will develop and apply skills in the safe management of working at heights. These skills include; correctly fitting a full body harness, identify harness features, inspecting and maintaining safety equipment. Basic height rescue will also be covered.

Participants will gain experience with a wide selection of height safety equipment, tailored to suit the company’s individual requirements.

Participants are not required to bring their own equipment, this will be provided at the training location.

Contact Us to enrol:

Perth | (08) 9248 8099                                        Brisbane |  0488 288 040

Continue reading below for a Course Overview.

Preventing Falls While Working at Heights.

This course also contains specific detail about the prevention of falls, including;

  • Safety practices to implement systems to prevent falls
  • Safe methods of working at height or on brittle surfaces
  • Emergency procedures and hazard reporting
  • Proper use, care and storage of equipment for working at heights

Working with Elevating Work Platforms

A range of safety topics will be covered specifically for working with Elevating Work Platforms (EWP)

  • Safe height and reach of the EWP unit
  • Safe working load of the EWP unit
  • The ground conditions
  • Position of overhead power lines and other electrical hazards

For more information see the course overview >> Elevating Work Platform Training

OS&H Requirements in WA

  • Inspection of Fall Injury Prevention Systems – Regulation 3.51 of the OS&H Regulations 1996 requires that: a competent person inspects fall injury prevention systems and details when and how often the inspections be carried out.
  • Inspection of Anchorages – Regulation 3.52 of the OS&H Regulations 1996 states under what circumstances inspections are carried out.
  • Requirements for Edge Protection – Where a risk of falling is at 2 or more metres including work performed on scaffolds, landings, fixed staircases, formwork or suspended slabs, edge protection or a fall injury prevention system must be provided and detailed in regulation 3.55 of the OS&H Regulations 1996
  • Requirements for Working On Brittle or Fragile Roofing – Work performed on or around roofing materials made of asbestos, glass, fibreglass etc. is required to conform to regulation 3.57 of the OS&H Regulations 1996

View more on the Government of Western Australia’s  Code of practice – Prevention of falls at workplaces

Height Safety Equipment

Haz-Ed’s full range of Safety Equipment can be seen here

Height Safety Solutions

Haz-Ed also design, install and provide re-certification for a range of  Height Safety Solutions.full-body-harness-saftey

  • Anchor Point Installation and Re-Certification
  • Static Line Installation and Re-Certification
  • Walkway and Guardrail Installation and Re-Certification
  • Ladder System Installation and Re-Certification
  • Roof Access Systems Installation and Re-Certification Height Safety Equipment

For a list of related courses see  here.

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