Working At Heights
Anybody working at height must comply with the Working at Height Regulations 2005.
It is advised that employees must avert from working at heights a much as feasible but in the occasion employees need to be taught how to work safely and prevent from falling. If you are deemed to be working at a distance in which a fall could prove to cause personal injury, you are working at height.
Delegates will be assessed through a short assessment paper at the end of the course.
- Understand related legislation
- Reduce the Risk of Accidents/Injury
- Contributes to a Positive Health and Safety Culture
- An introduction to working at heights
- The legislation surrounding working at heights
- The duties of an employer and employee whilst working at height
- Risk assessments and planning
- Roof access
- Avoidance of a fall
- Using ladders and step ladders
- Lifting devices
The course is suitable for people in a range of industries, not just scaffolding and construction: people in the emergency services, military, maintenance, and even stage and theatre would be relevant delegates to attend. If you work in conditions in which you use harnesses, ladders or fall arrest apparatus, this course is suitable for you.