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Control measure
Protect work at height equipment in use

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Protect work at height equipment in use or storage

Understand:

  • Control the hazards to work at height equipment using the hierarchical approach:
    • Removing the hazard
    • Avoiding the hazard
    • Protection against the hazard
  • How work at height equipment may be damaged during use

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

All personnel should:

Check that work at height equipment has not been contaminated or damaged while stored

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Check work at height equipment for contamination or damage
  • Immediately report any contaminated or damaged work at height equipment