Work Safely at Heights (RII and CPC Units)

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Work Safely at Heights (RII and CPC Units)

Work Safely at Heights (RII and CPC Units)
Unit Code:Unit Name:
CPCCOHS2001AApply OHS requirements policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCCM2010BWork safely at heights
RIIWHS204DWork safely at heights

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About this course

*For eligible workers in the building and construction industry ONLY.

People such as scaffolders, riggers and operators of elevating work platforms are exposed to the dangers of working at heights on a regular basis.

This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to work safety at heights in the Resources and Infrastructure Industries.

This unit it appropriate for those working in operational roles where they are required to perform work at heights.

The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of the following when working safely at heights:

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

Course Topics:

  • OHS and legislative obligations
  • Identify work requirements
  • Identify work procedures and instructions
  • Access and install equipment
  • Perform work at heights
  • Clean up work area

Course Training & Outcomes

Training & Mandatory Assessment

With successful completion of the training & assessment, applicants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment (SOA) and wallet-sized plastic competency card for:

RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights

CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights