ICTWHS203 – Work safely near power infrastructure

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Duration: 1 day
ICTWHS203 - Work safely near power infrastructure
Prerequisites: Nil

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ICTWHS203 – Work safely near power infrastructure describes the skills and knowledge to conduct telecommunications operations near electrical safety hazards. It includes safety hazard management at heights near electrical distribution infrastructure, radiation devices or other services in confined spaces.

It applies to telecommunication workers who work with cables on elevated work platforms, in confined spaces and on roofs and other structures near power lines. It does NOT include work on public electricity assets. Work functions in the occupational areas where this unit may be used are subject to regulatory requirements.


WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING to your Work safely near power infrastructure course

  • Proof of identity to show your instructor – this can be either a current driver’s licence, passport or company photo ID
  • ARC Rated clothing of 100% cotton, long sleeve shirts and drill pants
  • Steel Toe (capped) Boots with a defined heel
  • Laptop or digital device (please ensure Adobe Reader is installed)

Upon successful completion of this training program, you will awarded the following unit(s) of competency:
ICTWHS203 – Work safely near power infrastructure

Course information

ICTWHS203 – Work safely near power infrastructure

  • Conduct risk assessment
    • Confirm work instructions with appropriate personnel
    • Select work health and safety (WHS) legislation, policy and procedures and technical standards relevant to the work and work site
    • Assess risks from electrical, radiation, gas and other services
    • Assess safety of the worksite, other services and support structures using appropriate monitoring equipment
    • Complete a job safety analysis (JSA) or similar listing of potential saftey hazards
    • Obtain and confirm permits from relevant authorities within scope of personal authority
    • Assess potential emergencies relevant to the site
    • Note earthing arrangements for telecommunications infrastructure and any other services that impinge on the worksite
  • Develop hazard management plan
    • Propose strategies to manage potential safety hazards
    • Communicate hazard management strategies
    • Establish and confirm emergency safety procedures
    • Obtain safety and personal protective equipment
    • Delineate safe work zones and limits of approach
    • Arrange road safety and traffic control measures
    • Implement safe strategies for working at heights and in confined spaces
  • Work safely
    • Use safety equipment and clothing effectively
    • Use ladders, climbing or lifting equipment to work safely at heights
    • Operate hand and power tools safely at heights
    • Work within identified safety zones and approach limits
    • Comply with enterprise and industry earthing practices
    • Monitor and manage risks throughout work procedures
    • Apply emergency procedures in the event of an incident
    • Reinstate the worksite to ensure safety
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Our locations include Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Newcastle, Adelaide, Darwin, Perth and other major regional centres throughout Australia. In-house training is available on request.

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