Who is the Working at Heights Awareness Training for?
All those required to work at height or supervise working at height as part of their job, should attend this training. This includes people who work on ladders, scaffolding, roofs, or any other elevated surface or structure. It is important to have the knowledge and skills necessary to prevent falls when working at heights, ensure proper use of equipment, and understand the risks and hazards associated with working at heights. In addition, employers have a duty to provide appropriate training and supervision to employees who work at height to ensure their safety and prevent accidents.
Working at Heights legislation 2005 places certain responsibilities on employers. The primary objective of this 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 open courses or for groups on your site. So call us today
What will delegates get from the course?
Delegates will learn how prevent accidents, and if an accident were to occur, how to complete accident reports and prevent such accidents happening again. They will also be able to correctly use a fall arrest harness, and all the appropriate 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
Other courses related to working at height
At Project Skills Solutions we offer a range of courses relating to working at heights depending on your needs.
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