Working Safely at Heights
The construction industry has a grave history of fatalities and serious injuries caused by falls and nearly half of all accidents on site are caused by falls from height.
Delegates will receive detailed awareness training and will be given the opportunity to apply practical understanding of the hazards, risks and control associated with working safely at heights.
This half day course is suitable for roof workers, scaffolders, tradespersons, steel workers, powered access operators and all persons required to work at heights. Delegates will receive detailed awareness training and will be given the opportunity to apply practical knowledge.
- Overview of current legislation, ACOPs, and industry best practice
- Hierarchy of control associated with working at height
- Risk Assessment to include relevant practical exercises
- Fall prevention measures to include scaffolds, portable aluminium towers, MEWPs and other forms of edge protection
- Fall arrest to include safety nets, bags, safety harnesses, running lines etc
- Working safely on roofs
- Fragile surfaces
- Failing objects precautions
- Use of other access equipment to include ladders, step ladders and trestles
- Summative assessment and close
Open Courses - Courses are delivered throughout the year at our regional training centres. The cost per delegate is £125.00 plus VAT. The Training Bundles fee per delegate is £110.00 plus VAT.
Please click here for more information on our Training Bundle fees.
Private Courses - If you have 6 or more delegates a private course at a venue of your choice may be a more suitable and cost effective option. Contact our administration team on 01752 201616 for more information.
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- Start date: Thursday 1st January 1970 (01:00)
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