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Harness is a leader in safety training and a major player in labour hire across a diverse range of mid-high risk environments and industries. With over a decade of operation, zero non-conformance issues since our inception as a Registered Training Organisation, we now train over 8,000 personnel each year – consistently supplying our clients with compliant, well-trained and safe employees. Through our rigorous training and passionate instructors, it is our vision to prevent fatalities and injuries, minimise down-time and reduce associated costs to individuals, to families, and to businesses.

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Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
17 December 2020 08:00 am - 04:30 pm TOOWOOMBA 8

Introduction:

At Harness we have a one day Elevating Work Platform (EWP) course (boom length below 11 metres). This Harness one day course covers the skills and knowledge required to safely operate a boom-type EWP where the length of the boom is 11m or under and can also include the award of a Yellow Card if required. 

Learning Outcomes:

  • RIIHAN301E (Current) - operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length below 11 metres)

Learning Methods:

The mode of delivery for this course is face to face in a classroom environment as well as significant practical elements outside of the classroom.  

In the delivery of this course, our trainers focus on providing an individualised adult learning environment that considers the learner’s employment history and experience in the industry.

Theory is presented in a supportive learner centered environment designed to provide functional theoretical knowledge that is directly applicable to real world tasks.

Learning materials provided include the Harness student handbook and participants will be advised in advance of attending the course if there are any materials to be provided by them.
 

Course Content

What will I learn from the Harness Elevating Work Platform (EWP) under 11m course? 

When you undertake the one-day Harness EWP under 11m training course will cover the following topics:

  • Plan work
  • Conduct routine checks
  • Set up elevating work platform 
  • Operate elevating work platform
  • Shut down and secure elevating work platform 
Elevating Work Platform under 11m Assessment requirements: 
During the one-day course, students will be required to demonstrate their ability to: 
  • Applying appropriate mathematical procedures to estimate loads 
  • Applying best operating practice 
  • Applying emergency procedures and safety equipment, including the use of safety harnesses, energy absorbers, lanyard and anchor points 
  • Applying hazard prevention/control measures 
  • Applying relevant plant movements 
  • Applying risk assessment and hazard control strategies, including hierarchy of control as applied to positioning and safely operating an elevating work platform 
  • Assessing ground conditions to confirm site is suitable (e.g. firm, level, and safe) to extend and travel the EWP 
  • Communicating with other workplace personnel 
  • Complying with WHS/OHS licensing legislation 
  • Identifying problems and equipment faults and where practicable demonstrating appropriate response procedures 
  • Operating and controlling a boom type elevating work platform including all functions to their maximum extension within the safe working (rated) capacity 
  • Positioning, stabilising, set up of EWPs, including the use of outriggers/stabilisers and packing to ensure that the safest lift is performed 
  • Receiving and interpreting workplace instructions, safety information and emergency procedures
  • Recording and maintaining accurate information relating to operating elevating work platform 
  • Shutting down a boom type elevating work platform in accordance with manufacturer specifications and workplace procedures 
  • Stabilising a boom type EWP 
  • Using and interpreting manufacturer specifications and data 
  • Using communications signals 
  • Using outriggers/stabilisers and packing to ensure safest lift is performed 
  • Verifying problems and equipment faults and applying appropriate response procedures to unplanned and/or unsafe situations 

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