Working at Heights & Harness Training
This course is designed for workers who are to complete basic work while under total restraint and recommended means of achieving competence. It is to enable a person to use a safety harness for personal fall prevention when working at height.
Who Should Attend:
Personnel required to wear a safety harness and work at heights.
Do you wear a harness for fall prevention where your anchor points are set up for you and safety plans including rescue are already in place? This is the course for you.
Unit standard 23229 is the prerequisite for unit standard 15757 Use, install and disestablish temporary proprietary height safety systems when working at height.
Persons qualified with unit 23229 are able to utilise basic fall arrest systems eg. Harnesses, lanyards and inertia reels. Those required to install, disestablish and identify anchor points for fall arrest systems as well as conduct rescues, should look at the greater level of training, unit standard 15757. (note: at this stage we do not run the 15757 unit standard).
1. Hazards associated with wearing a safety harness and associated equipment;
Potential faults and non-compliance in personal equipment
Primary hazards and associated control strategies
2. Safety harnesses and associated systems and equipment;
3. Checking and fitting a safety harness;
Check for faults
4. Using a safety harness where a fall hazard exists at height;
Choose and confirm the safety of anchor points
5. Recognising the requirements for rescue planning to be activated in the event of a fall;
Roles of individuals in rescue plan
On successful completion of a training course your record of achievement will be updated to include the NZQA Unit Standards attained through the course. You will receive a card and certificate as proof of your training and competency. Note, processing of certificates and cards can take up to 3 weeks.
Make a Booking/Inquiries:
If you can’t find a desired date for this course or have any questions regarding the course, please contact our team on 0800 546 411 or feel free to make an inquiry.
Unit standards are registered with NZQA
Commencing at 8am and finishing around 2:30pm, this is not quite a full day course. It consists of theory and practical training.
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