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Rio Tinto Iron Ore Work Safely at Heights Gap + Work Safely at Heights

1 Day

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Designed for:
This course is designed for persons who could be required to undertake routine procedures involving working at height on a Rio Tinto Iron Ore site. The course exposes persons who work at height to a broad range of height risk situations and to correctly implement a safe working procedure.



Pre-entry Requirements:

The Working at Heights course is designed for persons who are required to undertake work at heights on a Rio Tinto Iron Ore site. The course targets the planning and risk assessment processes required for safe work at heights. All persons on a Rio Tinto Ore site who are working at or around heights must hold this qualification in order to gain the correct understanding of Rio’s permits, policies and procedures.


  • Rio Tinto Iron Ore Working at Heights policies, procedures and permits

Unit of Competency

RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights

Students learning outcomes will be assessed using practical activities designed to simulate the work environment and written or oral questions as appropriate and/or use of a workbook, and practical exercises as appropriate.

Delivery Method:
Classroom theory via PowerPoint presentations, including audio-visual material, practical desktop activities and discussion. Practical components using height safety equipment in a range of work simulated scenarios.

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