Work at Height

Health And Safety Training Deliverable Across The UK

Working at Height is any work on, below, or above ground level where there is risk of personal injury through falling and/or a potential risk to people below the work site being injured by falling objects. Working at Height training is essential to all who engage in any activities that require you to work, supervise, plan or organise work at height

The removal of the “2 metre rule” means that any person working in an elevated position (off the ground) is deemed to be working at height – Work at Height Regulations 2015

Course Objective

Delegates will be competent to work safely at height with a strong hazard awareness and a sound theoretical knowledge and practical experience of using fall arrest equipment.
Delegates will have the ability to assess the risks and requirements needed for safely working at height in their scope of work.

 

Course content

  • All work at height is properly planned and organised
  • Those involved in work at height are competent
  • The risks from work at height are assessed and appropriate work equipment is selected and used
  • The risks from fragile surfaces are properly controlled
  • Equipment for work at height is properly inspected and maintained

Benefit

On successful completion of the course, delegates will be qualified to:

  • Actively promote safety wherever employed to be working at height
  • Reduce the risk of major injuries and accidents from working at heights
  • Ensure compliance with all well-established safety procedures and all current relevant legislation

Assessment

Exam of 20 multi-choice questions with a pass rate of 70%.

Qualification

A certificate approved by RoSpa and Continual Professional Development (CPD) Points.

Duration

1/2 day

 

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