Harness Elementary Skills

Harness - Elementary
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  • 1 Day
  • 10 attendees
  • $380.00pp (ex GST)

Overview

Where there is a fall risk, an employer is responsible to ensure that staff are trained on how to work safely and use the equipment according to manufacturer and WorkSafe best practice guidelines.

An ideal introduction to working at heights, this course is designed for learners who work from a fixed harness anchor point and require the knowledge and skills to do so safely. This course is an excellent option for learners who operate equipment that involves working at heights for example:

  • Mobile Elevated Work Platforms
  • High-Level Order Picker
  • Forklift Mounted Safety Platforms (Man Cage)
  • Any type of equipment that requires the working at heights from a fixed anchor point.

Please note that this course is not designed to for learners who are required to install horizontal or vertical temporary proprietary height safety systems, if this is required we recommend our 2 day Working at Heights Course.

Axiom Training can also offer the standalone harness unit standard (23229) as an onsite course option. Please contact us to discuss your options.

 

 

 

 

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​Course Content
  • Explain the legislative requirements associated with working at heights.
  • Explain the systems suitable for working at heights.
  • Legislative requirements stated in the HSW Act and its subsequent amendments are explained in terms of fall arrest, height work, and associated safety activities.
  • Hazard factors are identified in terms of each type of height work and type of fall arrest system to identify the controls required for health and safety compliance.
  • Hazard factors are identified in terms of each type of height work and type of fall arrest system to identify the controls required for health and safety compliance.
  • Different types of access systems are identified.
  • The applications of safety nets are explained in terms of minimising risks resulting from falls.
  • Different types of safety belts and harnesses are explained in terms of their applications to the height work to be undertaken.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of safety harnesses and associated systems and equipment
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the rescue plan to be activated in the event of a fall
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the hazards associated with wearing a safety harness and associated equipment
  • Check and fit a safety harness
  • Use a safety harness where a fall hazard exists at height.
NZQA Unit Standards Included

17600: Explain Safe Work Practices for Working at Height

23229: Use safety harness system when working at height