RIIWHS204E Work safely at heights

RIIWHS204E Work Safely at Heights
(1-Day Course)

Working at Heights

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The applicant will have completed off the job training during which the following key theoretical competencies were taught in relation to the Safe Working at Heights. The aim of this training is to assist in providing a safe system of work where there is the risk of falling from height.


  • Understand Job Safety Analysis (JSA) or/and Risk Assessment (RA)
  • Mines Safety and Inspection ACT 1994
  • Mines Safety and Inspection Regulations 1995
  • Occupational Safety & Health Regulations 1996
  • Code of Practice- Prevention of falls at workplaces 2004
  • Edge Protection
  • Using the Hierarchy of control to identify hazards at heights
  • Risk of falling objects
  • Working on Brittle or Fragile Roofing
  • Protection of Holes and Opening
  • Inspect and fit of a Full Body Harness
  • Identification and inspection of different items of fall protection
  • Basic Requirements regarding use of scaffolding
  • Basic Requirements for operating EWP
  • Basic Requirements regarding setting up of static lines
  • Inspection and the correct use of ladders.
  • Understand free fall, free fall-arrest and fall-to-safe
  • Suspension trauma
  • Vital steps to reduce fall arrest trauma
  • Weather Condition and Night work
  • Housekeeping and Height safety general
  • Emergency rescue procedure

Upon successful completion of this course, student will be awarded the Statement of Attainment and a wallet-size card* inclusive of the Nationally Accredited course information, student name and course attended date.
(* SOA and card will be issued after full payment is received)


Start Time: 8:00 am (Please arrive 15 minutes earlier for registration and ID checked)
Entry Requirement: Basic level of English proficiency (written and communication)
Delivery: Face to Face training and assessment in a simulated workplace environment
Payment Mode: Cash, credit card, purchase order
What to bring: 1 Photo ID 
(e.g. Driver’s Licence, Passport (current or expired no more than 2 years), WA proof of age card or other Australian Government issued ID card with photo)
Clothing: Long sleeve shirt, long pants and safety boots
Training Location: 27 Sphinx Way Bibra Lake WA 6163 (STES Training Centre)
Parking: Limited free parking on site


  • Theory 
  • Practical


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