Working at Heights
Since the implementation of the Working at Heights regulations in 2005, all companies that employ people who may work at heights, have taken the safety of their staff to an even higher level than before. However, each member of the workforce, who may be working at heights, should also receive training in how to effectively and safely perform their duties. This course is designed as a safe introduction to working at heights and the common hazards and risks associated with such work. There are no prerequisites to join on this course.
- Various hazards and statistics from working at heights
- Legal responsibilities involved in working at heights
- Working at height and associated definitions
- Time limits and precautions to take when working at heights
This course is designed to provide students with an awareness of the the hazards presented when working at height. Students will leave the course with an understanding of their health and safety obligations when working at height and how to to implement control measures to ensure as safe a working environment as reasonably practicable.