Working at Height Course
What’s It About?
Working at height means work where if a person could fall a distance, it would cause personal injury. You are working at height if you:
- work above ground/floor level
- could fall from an edge, through an opening or fragile surface
- could fall from ground level into an opening in a floor or hole in the ground
What Will You Gain?
By completing this Working at Height course, you will be aware of the dangers of working at height. You will also know how to manage and control the associated risks.
Furthermore, you will understand the responsibilities of both the employer and the employee under the Working at Height Regulations.
On returning to the workplace, you will be able to undertake risk assessments and follow the correct safety procedures. You will know how to use the right access equipment to ensure you carry out your work safely.
Who Should Attend?
This Working at Height course is ideal for anyone whose job involves working at height. For example, professions such as building contractors, telecom engineers and self-employed window cleaners.
It is also suitable for anyone involved in activities such as changing light bulbs, stacking shelves and unloading vehicles.
Why’s It Important?
The Working at Height Regulations 2005 (WAHR) came into force on the 6th April 2005. The regulations apply to all work where there is a risk of a fall which is liable to cause injury and place-specific duties on employers, self-employed and any person that controls the work of others.
Falls from height are one of the biggest causes of workplace fatalities and major injuries. Common causes are falls from ladders and through fragile roofs. The purpose of WAHR is to prevent death and injury from a fall from height.
Course Delivery Options and Prices
We aim to help you make your training budget go further, and we offer a range of cost-effective training options, for example: