Working at heights safety training

The course will take the students through a range of work at height related topics covering emergency and non-emergency activities.

 

Programme Objective

  • To educate all personnel to the dangers of working at height and the precautions that they can take to minimise risk to all personnel
  • To train staff to an approved standard - The training will be appropriate and be best practice
  • To provide a Safe System of Work
  • Understand the main aspects of Working at Height Legislation
  • Harness and PPE Appreciation

Programme Aim

The course will take the students through a range of work at height related topics covering emergency and non-emergency activities.

Outline Syllabus

  1. Legislation
  2. The HSA Message
  3. Work at Height Hierarchy
  4. Anchors, Fall Factor and physics of a fall
  5. Working safely with ladders
  6. Fragile surfaces and roofwork
  7. Risk Assessment
  8. Equipment selection
  9. Emergency plans
  10. Suspension Trauma/Orthostatic shock
  11. Harness, Lanyards and PPE, correct use and fitting
  12. Pre use Inspections
  13. Equipment maintenance

Training Method

To include lectures, video and demonstrations. These are didactic in nature and place a strong emphasis on the trainer’s expertise and knowledge of the subject matter. 

Participant Profile

This is an awareness course suitable for those employees who regularly work at height and have not received any formal training.

No. of participants: Max 12

Training Facilities

AV equipment. Relevant video clips to emphasise the theoretical background. Comprehensive course handouts supplied if required.

Practical use with different types of Work at Height PPE.

Certification

Certification of attendance supplied

 

Duration: 
from 2.5 to 3 hours