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Working At Heights Staff Awareness

Falls from height are the most common cause of fatal injury and the second most common cause of major injury to employees. This course will provide any person who is involved with working at height with the knowledge to carry out suitable working at height, following the hierarchy of controls and be able to work at height with safely and with confidence. 

The Course is specifically designed for any person who is involved with working at height.

July 2012 - Two Directors have been found guilty of breaching section 2(1) of HASAWA and fined £65,000 after a Teenager fell through a roof.

FAQ

Working At Heights Staff Awareness FAQ

Duration

1 day

Course Style

Knowledge and practical

Availability

On site

Examinations

Knowledge & Skill assessment

Certification

HSE Regulations

Course Content
  • Introduction
  • Problems Associated with Safe Working at Heights
  • Legislation
  • Employers Responsibility
  • Employees Responsibility
  • Risk Assessment
  • Safe Systems of Work
  • Passive Safety Systems
  • Fall Arrest Systems & Equipment
  • Donning a Safety Harness
  • Safe Use of Associated Equipment Anchorage Point Identification Horizontal Safety Systems
  • Vertical Safety Systems
  • Maintenance & Checking of Equipment
  • Cleaning & Storage
  • Additional
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    Notes

    In Company courses will be tailored to the working environment
    A Training room suitable for the number of delegates will be required.
    Courses can include equipment that your Company issues to those that work at Height if supplied.
    Reduced rates are available for multi-site or multi-course bookings.