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RIIWHS204D – Work safely at heights

The MSTS working safely at heights training course is designed to train and equip you to work safely at heights within Perth and Western Australia’s unique work environments.

With our first class facilities and trainers, MSTS courses are among the best working at heights training that Perth & WA have to offer.

Work Safely at Heights WA is a Nationally Recognised training Course.

The Unit of Competence is RIIWHS204D.

Participants of the training course will attain practical understanding and application of the tasks associated with working safely at heights in WA.

The Work Safely at Heights Course content includes:

  • Correct maintenance and inspections of equipment
  • Correct inspection and fitting of full body harnesses
  • Hazard identification & risk assessment using hierarchy of control
  • Rescue & emergency procedure
  • Understanding of the forces generated from falls
  • Understanding of legislation, regulations , and standards of working at heights in WA

Learning Outcomes

After successfully completing this course applicants will be knowledgeable about and understand:

How to Work at Heights in a safe manner

The requirements of the Code of Practice “Prevention of Falls in The Workplace “Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 with amendments 2002 regarding fall injury prevention systems

Applicable sections of the MSIA & RegulationsRequirements of AS 1891Definitions of fall arrest  and restraintUsing the Hierarchy of control to reduce hazards at heights.

Inspect, fit and use a Full  Body harness.

Identify and understand the application of different items of fall protection.

Use of twin lanyards

Fall TraumaBasic Requirements regarding use of scaffolding.

Basic Requirements regarding EWP use.

Requirements regarding setting up of static lines.

Correct use of ladders.

Understand fall distances.

Requirements for rescue procedures and systems available