Ag Training Work Safely at Heights Training Course in Toowoomba and Darling Downs

Unit of Competency RIIWHS204D Work Safely at Heights



Work safely at heights,  risks must be managed if a person may fall less than 3 metres (housing construction), 2 metres (other Construction) or if work, is on a roof pitch, not more than 26 degrees.

For instance, hazards that may present a risk from a fall include:

  • For example, vertical reinforcing steel, the edge of a rubbish skip, a picket fence, or a stack of bricks below workers.
  • Besides, unsheeted floor bearers and joists 2 metres below workers.
  • Work on a brittle roof

Causes of falls:

However, there are many reasons why workers fall from heights.

In Summary, here are the most common;

  • Incorrect use of ladders and scaffold,
  • Slippery surface (weather)
  • Poor housekeeping,
  • Unprotected edges,
  • Working near open holes,
  • Insufficient level of training and fitness,
  • Lack of supervision and
  • Incorrect use of PPE



Whether you have previous experience or not Ag Training’s trainers work with you to deliver the best possible result.

Units/Aspects Covered:

In summary, this unit covers working safely at heights in resources and infrastructure industries, and includes:

  • Identifying the work requirements
  • Work procedures and instructions for the task
  • Accessing and installing equipment
  • Performing work at heights
  • Cleaning up the work area



In Summary, participants will receive a Statement of Attainment and a Statement of Attainment card to carry in your wallet.

Course Duration

Half a  Day

8:00 am – 12 pm

Learning Outcomes

Furthermore, participants will develop skills to select height safety equipment and apply it to specific tasks. Next, whilst working in accordance with Height Safety Regulations, Australian Standards and relevant codes of practice.

Location – Ag Training come to you

In short, working safely at Heights courses can be held at your work site depending on numbers of participants

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