Safe Working At Heights In The Electricity Supply Industry

This is a nationally accredited course that covers theoretical and practical aspects of working safely at heights on Electricity Network poles and structures. The training is designed to equip workers with the knowledge and skills to safely work in any height situation and will meet the training requirements for MBIE best practice guidelines for working at heights in New Zealand.

Recommended for

Anyone that needs to climb and work on electricity network poles or structures.

Course Objectives

  • Know the hazards associated with working at heights
  • Prepare for working at heights and control of hazards
  • Selection and use of climbing and associated equipment
  • Necessary requirements of SM-EI and NZECP34
  • Personal Protection Equipment
  • Following a rescue plan

NZQA Unit Standards

10507
Use PPE within an electricity network environment
17025
Carry out a rescue from an electrical structure
10509
Climb and work on electricity network structures
23229
Use safety harness system when working at height

Optional Add-ons (extra cost)

15757
Use, install and disestablish temporary proprietary height safety systems when working at height

Course info

Delivery

Available nationwide upon request

Maximum 8 attendees

Duration and cost
  • 2 days – $4,250

*All costs excluding GST.

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