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CPCCCM2010 Work safely on scaffolding higher than two meters
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to work safely on construction sites where the work activity involves working above two metres from ground level and where fall protection measures are required. It covers safe methods for accessing the work site; and safe methods of moving or passing tools, equipment and materials to heights above two metres, including handling methods that avoid excessive bending or twisting.
The unit supports construction workers operating from scaffolding over two metres in height that has already been constructed with signage and exclusion barriers in place, in order to reach upper storeys or roofs of buildings. It applies to workers who need to control the risk of falling and of falling objects when working on site or removing scaffold components.
It applies to construction work on residential and commercial work sites in new construction, renovation or refurbishment, and maintenance projects.
Unit 1. Identify work requirements
- Site of proposed work at heights is identified from relevant information.
- Tasks to be completed are identified from work orders and supervisor instructions.
- Personal protective equipment (PPE) suitable to the job is selected and checked for serviceability.
- Method of accessing work area is identified according to safe work method statement (SWMS).
- Safe work methods for moving tools, equipment and materials to work area are identified to minimise risks.
- Verbal and non-verbal communication signals are confirmed with team members, supervisor and other personnel working on site, as required.
Unit 2. Access work area
- Work site is inspected and conditions and hazards are assessed and reported, as required, and risk controls selected according to SWMS.
- Safety of scaffolding is checked and faults are reported to relevant personnel.
- Arrangements are made to install required access equipment according to SWMS.
- Access equipment is inspected for defects and issues are reported and rectified according to health and safety requirements.
- Safe work methods are used to access work area and to move tools, equipment and materials to required locations on the work site.
- Tools and materials are placed to eliminate or reduce the risk of items falling.
Unit 3. Conduct work task
- Work is conducted following workplace-approved procedures and SWMS.
- Communication with team members and other site personnel is maintained as required to progress work tasks according to required timelines.
- Fall protection equipment is kept in place and adjusted to cater for movement during work.
- Scaffold components and fall barriers are kept in place during work.
Unit 4. Finalise work processes
- Egress from work area is completed following SWMS and work site supervisor approved methods for moving self, tools and materials to ground level.
- Tools, equipment and materials returned to ground level are cleaned, checked, maintained and stored according to manufacturer specifications.
Student USI Numbers
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- Course Duration: 1 day can be extended if required.
- Prerequisites: All students must be able to understand English.
- Study Documents & additional PPE: Provided on the day.
- Student to Wear: Safety boots, appropriate work gear.
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Our learning environment is free of any racial discrimination or harassment. We encourage learning from any ethnic or religious background respect for social and cultural backgrounds, treating all students with respect and dignity.
This course is fully portable, NSW, Sydney and country areas with prior arrangements.
Weekly courses held in my training room & Workplace at 5 / 21 Groves Ave Mulgrave NSW.
Course Provider Information
Registered RTO ID: 91583
Savsply Pty Ltd ABN: 74 108 788 843 t/as – ForkTime
Address: 5 / 21 Groves Ave Mulgrave NSW
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