Refresher training

A common question we are asked by many students is the expiry date of the qualifications they obtain for working at heights or confined space training. There are recommendations, requirements and considerations all students need to be aware of, in order to maintain a safe work environment. To achieve a safer work environment and to […]

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Fall prevention devices – Guard Rails

To remain safe whilst working at heights, the use of a fall prevention device is highly recommended. An effective fall prevention devices many workers install, is known as a guard rail. Guard rails may be used to provide effective fall prevention: Along the edges of roofs Mezzanine floors, walkways, stairways, ramps and landings Along access […]

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Ladder safety training

Most of us will use a ladder at some point in our lives, either at home or at work. Regardless where we are using ladders, a simple fall can result in a very serious injury. Did you know, the majority of serious injuries are caused from a height of less than 3 meters? And the […]

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Falling from heights

Falling from heights within the workplace is the second highest killer in all workplace accidents. In 2016, 25 workers lost their lives due to falling from heights. A vast majority of these fatalities are from a height between 2-3 meters. Further to this, 17 workers were fatally injured by falling objects. There are many ways […]

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Managing the risk of falls at your workplace

How manage the risk of falls at your workplace. As per the WHS Regulations, a PCBU must: identify reasonably foreseeable hazards that could give rise to the risk eliminate the risk so far as is reasonably practicable if it is not reasonably practicable to eliminate the risk – minimise the risk so far as is […]

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Height safety on all construction sites

Save yourself a potential workplace accident and a $3600 on the spot fine! Safework NSW currently have a safety blitz on all NSW construction sites. First step to compliance and ensuring your safety is to conduct nationally recognised training: RIIWHS204D – Work safely at heights Group up to 6 students: $1200 Group up to 10 […]

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Unsafe oxygen levels

One of the major hazards when working in confined spaces is the possibility of unsafe oxygen levels. The normal level of oxygen within the air is approx. 21%. When working in a confined space, oxygen levels must be between 19.5% – 23.5%. Reasons for lower oxygen concentrations can be contributed by: Displacement by other contaminates […]

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What is a confined space ticket?

If you are required to enter and work in confined spaces, then the first step is complete the relevant training course. This must be  nationally recognised training provided by a registered training organisation (RTO). Some roles and responsibilities will vary, along with the required qualifications to carry these out: some of these include: General workers […]

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When can you enter a confined space?

As confined space can be a dangerous area to work in. To ensure a safe work environment there are some mandatory control measures that MUST be implemented. These are: 1. A completed risk assessment – Safe Work Method Statement 2. Correct Signage and Barricading 3. Established communication methods – Between workers and standby operator 4. […]

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Working at heights, Confined space training Public Course Sydney

Platinum safety and training are are please to announce we are running public courses out of the purpose built training facility situated in Western Sydney. We conduct regular public courses in: Working at heights training and Confined space training. Price per student: $225 gst free Contact platinum safety and training for all your working at […]

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