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Height Safety / Fall Arrest Training & Basic Rescue Training

Overview

The course is designed to impart knowledge and awareness of hazards at height, and set-up and work on appropriate fall arrest systems do improve work and safety within the construction industry.

It has been noted from Industry feedback following the course, that some individuals have improved their safety standards within their working environment. They also have noticed that their work-rate has improved due to a combination of knowledge of their fall arrest system, and a greater trust in their equipment. When an employee trusts their equipment, they naturally can concentrate more on the work at hand.

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What Our Height Safety Course Will Teach You

The course has been designed to give trainees both the theoretical and practical knowledge and awareness of height specific hazards, including:

  • Hazards Associated with Different Height Work (e.g. Roofers, Scaffolders, Window Cleaners, Construction/Builders, Maintenance Workers and Inspectors)
  • Hierarchy of Fall Arrest and Fall Restraint
  • Fall Distances vs Forces Exerted on the Body
  • Suspension Trauma
  • Isolation of Height Hazards vs Minimisation –PPE
  • Health & Safety in Employment Act, Regulations & Amendments (2002) and their impact on the height safety industry
  • Equipment associated with safely working at heights in many industry situations.

The course also covers a very wide range of Fall Arrest equipment it’s appropriate use and maintenance; the need for a rescue plan, and the basic requirements for rescue in all working at height situations. Following theoretical elements of the course, trainees then move into the practical phase. The practical component of the course covers:

  • The checking, fitting of, and working in various fall arrest and rope access harnesses;
  • check common height safety equipment for serviceability;
  • design and set up a suitable fall arrest system for a given situation;
  • work safely on a fall arrest system that the trainee set up;
  • design and set up a fall arrest system -with a pre-set rescue system in place;
  • implementation and working on a fall arrest system; and
  • conducting a self-rescue and assisted rescues on and from a basic fall arrest system;

Full Height Safety Course

  • Credits/Levels
    • Explain Safe Work Practices for Working at Height (One day course when conducted by itself)
      • NZQA Code: 17600. 3 credits level 3
    • Use a Harness for Personal Fall Protection When Working at Height
      • NZQA Code: 23229. 3 credits level 3
    • Use, Install, and Disestablish Proprietary Fall Arrest System when working at height
      • NZQA Code: 15757. 4 credits level 3
    • Total NZQA unit standard credits: 10 credits at level 3.
  • Pre-requisites:
    • Trainee’s must be free from any circulation issues as they will be suspended in a harness, circulation problems greatly decreases the time that a person can be suspended before serious injury will occur.
  • Course Location:
    • Our training facility, Hull Rd, Mount Maunganui
  • Course Duration:
    • 2 Days (8.00am to 5:00pm) – extra day/s may be required for site specific training -specialist rescue training
  • Course Cost:
    • Enquire to find out! + cost of NZQA credit reporting (if required).

Refresher Height Safety Course

  • Credits/Levels
    • Explain Safe Work Practices for Working at Height (One day course when conducted by itself)
      • NZQA Code: 17600. 3 credits level 3
    • Use a Harness for Personal Fall Protection When Working at Height
      • NZQA Code: 23229. 3 credits level 3
    • Use, Install, and Disestablish Proprietary Fall Arrest System when working at height
      • NZQA Code: 15757. 4 credits level 3
    • Total NZQA unit standard credits: 10 credits at level 3.
  • Pre-requisites:
    • Full Height Safety Course
  • Course Location:
    • Our training facility, Hull Rd, Mount Maunganui
  • Course Duration:
    • 1 Day
  • Course Cost:
    • Enquire to find out!

Additional Standards (an additional fee may be charged to register these Unit Standards)

  • 17600 – Explain Safe Work Practices for Working at Height (One day course when conducted by itself);
  • 25045 – Employ Height Safety Equipment in the Workplace (Can be run in the place of 15757 in the two day course)

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