Work Safely at heights RIIWHS204E

Work Safely at heights         RIIWHS204E

This one day course covers working safely at heights in the work place.  It includes: identifying the work requirements, work procedures and instructions for the task; accessing and installing equipment; performing work at heights; and cleaning up the work area.

This unit specifies the competency required to undertake safe working practices when working at heights or depths.

This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles at worksites including:


  • Manufacturing
  • Civil construction
  • Coal mining
  • Drilling
  • Extractive industries
  • Metalliferous mining

Course Overview

  • Guide to Legislation, Regulations and the Standards governing working at height
  • Harnesses and associated equipment
  • Use of different types of height safety equipment
  • Selection of fall protection equipment appropriate to the working environment,
  • Strengths and limitations of equipment,
  • Inspection and maintenance requirements.
  • Choosing and correctly fitting a harness,
  • Simulate working safely at heights

Entry Requirements

Language and literacy skills adequate to communicate with other workers and complete Job Safety Analysis / Permit requirements. Numeracy skills in order to identify weights and measures associated with equipment. A level of physical ability is required to undertake the practical assessments, however, allowable adjustments can be made. Please inform BEST administration of any special requirements to assist in completion of training.

How much does it cost?

$350.00 per person –