This course is for operatives, supervisors and managers. The Work at Height Regulations apply to all work at height where there is a risk of a fall liable to cause personal injury. The regulations place duties on employers, the self-employed, and any person that controls the work of others for example facilities managers or building owners who may contract others to work at height. The course provides basic theory and practical instruction on working safely at height. It identifies the main types of equipment used, inspection and the control measures that can be utilised to make the work place a safer environment. Ladders and steps are covered in detail. The Working at Heights course advises people who work at height to help them understand and manage the risks involved from working at height and to take precautions to avoid and reduce the risks involved it also includes how to erect an safely use a mobile tower scaffold. Within the course the following topics will be covered:
  • Introduction and safety briefing
  • Reasons for training and the law
  • Identify the risks involved and plan the work together with rescue plan
  • Discuss the hierarchy of measures and collective/personal protection/prevention
  • Inspection of equipment
  • Harness wearing, methods of restraint and suspension trauma
  • Mobile tower scaffold
  • Theory written exam