Working at Heights legislation 2005 places certain responsibilities on employers. The primary objective of the new legislation is to eliminate work at height where possible and where it is not possible to ensure that all work at height is performed safely and equipment has been appropriately selected to work at height.
The safe working at heights training is offered on public courses or for groups on your site. So call us today to get booked on the working at height course you need to carry out your work safely.
Who Should Attend?
All those required to work at height as part of their job.
What will delegates get from the course?
Delegates will learn how to do accident reports and how to prevent such accidents happening again, they will also be able to correctly use a fall arrest harness, and all the appropriate access equipment.
What will employers get from the course?
Employee’s with a better understanding of the risks involved with working at height.
- Health & Safety Legislation, Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, Workplace
- Regulations 1992 & Management of Health 7 Safety at Work Regulations 1998
- RIDOR, CDM, PUWER, CHSWR, LOLER, WAHR
- Duties of employers, self employed and employees
- Avoiding risk from working at height
- Risk assessments for working at height
- Case studies and accident statistics
- Safe use of harness in relation to client activity and using a harness off portable buildings
- Basic rules of PPE at height
- Inspection, maintenance and record keeping