Fall Arrest Systems
Explain and perform fall arrest techniques when working at heights
- Unit Standard ID: 229998
- Unit Standard Level: 1
- Credit Value: 2
- Field: Services
- Sub-Field: Cleaning , Domestic , Hiring , Property and Rescue Services
Working at Heights: Fall Arrest Systems has been aligned to registered unit standards. You will be assessed against the outcomes of the unit standards by completing a knowledge assignment that covers the essential embedded knowledge stipulated in the unit standards, and by compiling a portfolio of evidence that provides proof of your ability to apply the learning to your work situation.
Learners wishing to acquire the competencies in this unit standard will be people working at height where there is a risk of injury from a fall. Learners will be involved in performing tasks at height. Qualifying learners are able to follow fall arrest principles to perform work at height safely , under supervision of a qualified supervisor.
Demonstrate basic knowledge of the limitations of a limited range of fall arrest equipment and regulations
Inspect, Assemble and store fall arrest equipment
Select suitable anchor points
Use fall arrest systems with a double lanyard
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- Fall arrest system included energy absorbing lanyard including two single , v type and double legged lanyard or double lanyard
Use pre-installed vertical and horizontal life lines and explain reducing risks during rescue.
The programme methodology includes facilitator presentations, readings, individual activities, group discussions and skill application exercises. Know what you want to get out of the programme from the beginning and start applying your new skills immediately. Participate as much as possible so that the learning will be interactive and stimulating.
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