Work Safely at Heights

The Work Safely at Heights course focuses on the training and assessment in skills to perform work with a harness at heights. This may include working on an elevated work platform, roof, structure or any area where a fall hazard exists.

Course codes:

RIIWHS204DWork Safely at Heights


Call us on 1300 797 312 to discuss your specific training needs

$220 per person

Duration: 1 Day (8:30am to 4:30pm)

Venue: 72 Powells Avenue, Bendigo VIC 3550. This course can be customised for your workplace.. This course can be customised for your workplace.

Course outline:

The course content contains but is not limited to the following components.

  • Legislation and regulations
  • AS1891.4 Industrial fall arrest systems and devices
  • Hazard analysis and risk assessment
  • Fall from height categories
  • Total restraint
  • restraint
  • restrained fall
  • Limited free fall
  • Free fall
  • Work at height system categories
  • Elimination
  • Work positioning
  • Fall arrest
  • Ladders
  • Administration
  • Selection, use fit and maintenance of harnesses
  • Inspection of harnesses, ropes and gear
  • Record keeping
  • Safe use of ladders
  • Emergency planning and response
  • Safe work method statement, SWMS


Our Work Safely at Heights course has written theory assessment includes multiple choice and short answer questions. Practical assessment requires correct completion of working at height practical exercises which include inspection of harnesses and gear, use of temporary anchor, work positioning and fall arrest systems and remote access rescue.

Safety Systems Pty Ltd recommends retraining every 3 years.


Not Applicable.