Total Edge Management

TOTAL EDGE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

DESCRIPTION

This program provides information relating to safe selection, building and anchoring of the Arachnipod Total Edge Management System. Underpinning knowledge is provided as a basis for users to establish and operate safe systems at heights encompassing effective edge management.

The program is designed for workers who require edge management skills to perform height related activities associated with heights and edge management and/or rescue in both industrial and natural environments

APPLICATION

The aim of this program is provide participants with the underpinning knowledge and skills to establish a Total Edge Management system in a variety of configurations using Ferno's Edge Management Machine, the Arachnipod.
The program will also provide skills to perform successful edge management tasks.

DURATION

  • 3 days

UNITS OF COMPETENCY

  • RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights
  • PMAWHS211 Prepare equipment for emergency response
  • MSMWHS110 Follow emergency response procedures

COURSE CONTENT

Day 1 - Rigging Systems for Edge Management

  • PPE and operational requirements
  • Height safety fundamentals (and two point philosophy)
  • Arachnipod and associated equipment
  • The principles of edge management
  • Anchor systems, critical point and vector analysis
  • Arachnipod configurations
  • Revision of knots, bends and hitches

Day 2 - Industrial Edge Management

  • Stabilisation rigging methods
  • Confined space entry and recovery options
  • Trench rescue
  • Parapet

Day 3 - Natural Edge Management

  • Sloping terrain edge - e.g. roadside, open cut mining
  • Vertical terrain edge - e.g. cliff, quarry

PRE-REQUISITES

In order to be eligible for assessment against the additional unit CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights, participants must have attained the unit of competency CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry and produce evidence of their competency.

 ASSESSMENT

Assessment is conducted by Risk Response + Rescue using evidence of skills and knowledge obtained throughout the program.

CERTIFICATION

A Statement of Attainment listing individual units of competency will be issued to participants upon successful completion.

MAX COURSE SIZE

12 participants

COMPLIANCE

  • Relevant State or Territory Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
  • AS/NZS 1891 Industrial Fall Arrest Systems and Devices
  • AS/NZS ISO 31000:2009 Risk Management
  • Code of Practice 2008 - Prevention of Falls in General Construction
  • WorkCover Publications and Guides

COURSE MATERIAL

Each participant will receive a learner resource kit.