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17600
Explain safe work practices for working at heights
This unit standard explains both the legislative requirements associated with working at heights,

and the systems suitable for working at heights.
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25044 
Wear and operate compressed air breathing apparatus

in the workplace
People credited with this unit standard are able to:
describe the safe operation of a compressed air breathing apparatus (CABA);
prepare, test, and re-commission CABA equipment;
wear and monitor a CABA; and implement emergency procedures.
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25045 
Employ height safety equipment in the workplace
Aimed at people who require basic knowledge and skills of height safety equipment.

People credited with this unit standard are able to:
identify the common types of height safety equipment employed

on height work in the workplace,
identify suitable height work equipment,
identify suitable anchor points for fall and arrest systems,
employ height safety equipment in a workplace environment,
and plan rescue techniques and emergency procedures

for working at height in the workplace.



Fire Rescue First Response can deliver the following

Unit Standards in Height Safety



23229
Use a safety harness for personal fall prevention when working

at height (level 3)
People credited with this unit standard are able to:
demonstrate knowledge of the hazards associated with wearing a safety harness

and associated equipment
demonstrate knowledge of safety harnesses and associated systems and equipment
check and fit a safety harness
use a safety harness where a fall hazard exists at height
and demonstrate knowledge of the rescue plan to be activated in the event of a fall.

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15757
Use, install and disestablish proprietary fall arrest systems

when working at height (level 3)
People credited with this unit standard are able to:
identify anchor points; use proprietary fall arrest systems and install

and disestablish straightforward proprietary fall arrest systems using designated anchor points.


Height Safety