You will be able to explain the legislative requirements associated with working at heights, and the systems suitable for working at heights to ensure you understand the safest system to complete your task.
Recommended for people working with: ladders, work platforms, edge protection, scaffolding temporary/mobile, safety nets.
NZQA unit standards include
US 17600 Explain safe work practices for working at heights (3 credits)
Other unit standards available:
US 25045 Employ height safety equipment in the workplace
US 23229 Use a safety harness for personal fall prevention when working at height (4 credits)
US 15757 Use, install and disestablish proprietary fall arrest systems when working at height (4 credits )
Our Besafe Working at Heights Stage 2 Training course will make sure that you are able to correctly use height safety equipment to complete your job in a safe manner. It is the minimum requirement when wearing a fall arrest harness. We will ensure you are confident in your equipment and systems.
Our Working at Heights Stage 3 (Advanced) course takes your working at heights knowledge and skills to the next level. As well as being able to correctly use height safety equipment to complete your job in a safe manner you will learn to install, use and disestablish temporary static lines.
If your height safety training was completed 2 years or more ago you will be due to complete a half day refresher programme. We will ensure you are up to date with current best practices and can apply correct techniques.
Carry out a rescue from an electrical structure
People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe procedures for rescue from an electrical structure; carry out rescue of a victim from an electrical structure; and report rescue from an electrical structure.
Unit 23229, Use safety harness system when working at height
Unit 10509, Climb and work on electricity network structures
Unit 26551, Provide first aid for life threatening conditions
Unit 26552, Demonstrate knowledge of common first aid conditions and how to respond to them; or demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills.