The working at Heights course is about advising people who work at height understand and manage the risks involved from working at height and take precautions to avoid and reduce the risks involved.
This course is for you if, as part of your job you work at height, even if this is only occasionally. The course covers subjects such as identifying hazards and the most common causes of accidents and discusses alternative, safer ways of working at height. It also covers the safe use of a safety harnesses along with harness inspection and rescue plans and procedures.
Accidents relating from falls from height are one of the most common causes of workplace injuries and deaths which is why this course is so important.
The working at Heights course is a half day course delivered to a maximum of 10 candidates and allows employers to give their operatives the training required to comply with the 2005 working at heights regulations. On passing the course, delegates receive a Construction Skills People certificate valid for 3 years.
To be eligible to attend this course you need to be aged 18+, be physically fit and have a good understanding of spoken English. The Working at heights course is normally run at an employer’s premises or site, where a classroom type environment is required in order that tutorials & theory exercises that the course is comprised of can be run.
Other working at height courses include:
- PASMA Tower for Users: Aluminimum Portable Scaffold Tower courses.
- IPAF….Powered Access Equipment courses for users of Scissor Lifts, Cherry Pickers & other MEWPS.
- Safety Harness Awareness: A course dedicated to the use of these safety vital pieces of equipment.
- Ladders & Steps: A course covering the safe use & appreciation of the risks of using this equipment.
- Rooftop safety including safe use of harnesses: A course specialising on this unique working environment.
For more details or advice please call our training advisors on 0800 130 3225.