WORKING AT HEIGHT

 

Falls from height are by far the biggest killer in the workplace, and with the introduction of the 2005 Work at height regulations, guidelines have been put in place to reduce falls from height, so far as is reasonably practicable.

Course duration 4 hours.

 

Course contents are as follows:-

 

Work at height regulations 2005.

Working at height hierarchy.

Interpreting risk assessment and method statement.

Fragile surfaces.  Edge protection.  Access and egress.

Fall prevention.  Fall mitigation.

Selection and type of work equipment.

Workplace inspections.

Scaffold awareness.

Rescue awareness.

Environmental factors.

Tools and equipment.

Fitness to work.

Collective and personal protection.

First aid action upon finding someone who has fallen from height.

 

Course cost:  £250 for up to 12 learners.