Height Safety Equipment Inspector

PUAEQU001B - Prepare, Maintain and Test Response Equipment



This course has been designed in line with AS/NZS 1891.4 for those who are responsible for inspecting and tagging height safety equipment.

Students will attain the practical application and understanding required to inspect and tag height safety equipment and will be able to identify and assess all defects that may occur on the height safety equipment which includes:

  • Harnesses, lanyards and associated personal equipment
  • Fall arrest devices (external inspection only)
  • Ropes and slings
  • Horizontal and vertical lifelines – Steel rope or rail
  • Horizontal and vertical lifelines – Fibre rope and webbing


  • Saferight requires that students hold a Statement of Attainment for RIIWHS204D Work Safely at Heights or equivalent issued within the last 2 years
  • Ability to read, write and understand English
  • Present photo I.D. on arrival
  • Complete a ‘Fitness to Complete Training’ form. The student is required to declare any medical issue that may exclude them from full participation
  • Wear normal work clothing, enclosed footwear and remove all jewellery prior to commencement


4 hours


On successful completion of this course, students will be issued with a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment for PUAEQU001B Prepare, Maintain and Test Response Equipment and a wallet sized card.

The Unique Student Identifier (USI) must be supplied and verified prior to issuance.


Your Statement of Attainment does not have an expiry date, however, WAHA (Working at Heights Association) and industry standards recommend retraining every two years.


  • Theory Assessment
  • Practical Assessment


Students will be provided with morning tea and refreshments for all courses run at Saferight.
Saferight has kitchen facilities for people who wish to bring their own lunch or alternatively, there are cafes and lunch bars within close proximity.


On completion of the course, students working in the construction industry may be eligible to apply for a subsidy of up to 80% from the Construction Training Fund. Click here for more information.