This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work safely at heights in the resources and infrastructure industries.
It applies to those working in operational roles. They generally work under supervision to undertake a prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures and take responsibility for the quality of work outcomes.
Work at heights is undertaken in a range of construction work, including new construction, renovation, refurbishment and maintenance.
This unit also applies to workers in other industries who need to control the two separate risks associated with people and objects falling from heights.