Working at Heights

This programme is designed for any person who may be required to work or supervise others working at height or requires familiarisation with the associated regulations.

Duration: ½ Day
Length of Certification: 3 years
Accreditation: Certificated

Who should attend?

This programme is designed for any person who may be required to work or supervise others working at height or requires familiarisation with the associated regulations.

Aim

The aim of the course is to give training in good practice for everyone who works at height in line with the Work at Height Regulations. The course shows delegates how to understand and follow the hierarchy for managing risk from work at height and to take steps to avoid, prevent or reduce risks.

Training Methods

Classroom based tutorials and demonstrations. Practical exercise in the inspection and selection of equipment.

Content

  • Legal requirements and responsibilities
  • Nature of hazards and identification of causes
  • Risk assessment, Method statements & rescue plans
  • Work at height regulations
  • Work at height alternatives
  • Work at height equipment inspections
  • Duties of a responsible person

Additional information

Delegates attending this course should be 18+ years and be physically and mentally fit to withstand the rigours of training.

The content of this course includes awareness of periodic examinations of equipment.

The course does not provide full training in maintenance of equipment. Additional training relation to this subject may be of benefit to delegates (further information available upon request).

Suggested Follow-up Courses

  • Low Level Access
  • PASMA towers for users

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