Fall Prevention When Working At Height Altra - Learning Program - Fall Prevention When Working At Height
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Fall Prevention When Working At Height

 

Duration - 8 Hours

 

Learning program objectives

Learners credited with this unit standard will be capable of:

  1. List the PPE required for Fall Prevention When Working At Height
  2. Explain the difference between fall prevention and fall arrest
  3. List the safety requirements while working on scaffolds
  4. Explain the safety requirements when using ladders and stepladders
  5. Explain the purpose of guardrails
  6. List the safety rules when working in an area protected by guardrails
  7. Explain the purpose of a fall restraint system
  8. Demonstrate a pre use inspection of a full body harness and shock absorbing lanyard
  9. Demonstrate donning of a full body harness
  10. Demonstrate the use of a double shock absorbing lanyard to safely climb a structure
  11. Demonstrate the use of a work position belt
  12. Identify/explain incorrect use of connectors
  13. Explain/demonstrate safe anchorage with relation to fall factors and fall clearance
  14. Explain the risk associated with swing fall
  15. Demonstrate the use of vertical and horizontal lifelines
  16. Explain how workers can be protected from falling objects
  17. Explain the actions which should be taken to reduce the effects of suspension trauma while awaiting rescue and after rescue
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