Working at Heights

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 06/06/2016
All Day

Location
Ag Training

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Unit of Competency RIIWHS204D Work Safety at Heights

Definition

Risks must be managed if a person could fall less than 3 metres (housing construction), 2 metres (other Construction) or if work is on a roof pitch not more than 26 degrees. Hazards that may present a risk from a fall include:

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