Our Working at Heights Training Course is designed to educate both employers and employees into the safe working practices of working at heights.
Our course involves both practical and theoretical training to ensure participants leave fully equipped to work safely at heights.
What does the course include?
Over the duration of the course participants will gain experience in correctly selecting anchor points and height safety equipment, as well as using ladders, scaffolding and elevated work platforms. Students will be able to identify hazards, assess these hazards, analyse the job safety, and understand the hierarchy of controls required to safely work at heights.
1. Safety Equipment when Working at Heights
Participants will learn and apply skills in order to safely work at heights. The skills taught will include, but not limited to:
- Correctly fitting a full body harness
- Identify harness features
- Inspecting safety equipment
- Maintaining safety equipment
Haz-Ed also provide a range of essential equipment systems to accommodate any working at heights project.
2. Prevention of falls training
- 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
3. Working with Elevating Work Platforms (EWP)
A range of safety topics will be covered specifically for working with Elevating Work Platforms.
- 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
4. Introduced to Australian legislation
Over the course students will learn the various codes of practices and standards that apply to them when working at heights.
A few that will be the main focus of the course are as follows:
- 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 meters 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, fiberglass etc. is required to conform to regulation 3.57 of the OS&H Regulations 1996
Are you Eligible?
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Height Safety Solutions Re-certification
Haz-Ed also design, install and provide re-certification for a range of Height Safety Solutions.
- 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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