Online Refresher Course Gas Test Atmospheres
QUALIFICATION/UOC CODE AND TITLE
MSMWHS217 - Gas test atmospheres current.
Qualification Description - Online Refresher Course Gas Test Atmospheres
This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to test the working atmosphere, using electronic test apparatus,
to find out if it is safe for the proposed work.
It applies to situations where an individual may be required to carry out gas testing of an atmosphere prior to entering a
specific area or workspace. The competency requires the person to interpret readings and take actions based on the interpretation.
Working environment may be hazardous, unpredictable, subject to time pressure, chaotic and expose responders to risk, on land or
water, by day or night. Workplace atmospheres may include visible and invisible hazards and hazardous surfaces.
- Perform inspection on height safety equipment
- Wear and maintain height safety equipment
- Select a suitable anchorage point and how to safety use it
- Install and use fall arrest and fall restraint system
- Store and care for necessary equipment
- Identify appropriate rescue procedures
- Understand legislation, Australian Standards and Codes of Practice relevant to working and being safe at various heights and fall prevention equipment