Working at Heights

This course has been designed for all those persons that work at height, ensuring they comply with legislation and gain the necessary knowledge and skills to complete their tasks efficiently and safely.

Course Objectives

To provide the candidate with the knowledge and practical skills involved to enable them to:

  • Carry out a work at height Risk Assessment
  • Assess Safe Places of Work
  • Select appropriate and cost-effective work equipment

Course Outline

This course will include:

  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Working at Height Regulations 2005
  • Falls from height – statistics
  • WAHR – Hierarchy & Risk Assessment
  • Working at height option 1 – Safe Places Of Work
  • GROUP EXERCISE 1 – Safe Places Of Work
  • Working at height option 2 – Work Equipment
  • GROUP EXERCISE 2 – Demo & Discussion (Work Equipment)
  • GROUP EXERCISE 3: Risk Assessment/Equipment Selection
  • Selection of fall protection equipment (includes common hazards associated with different equipment types)
  • Practical assessments/theory assessment paper (multiple choice)

Course Progression

We offer a full range of health and safety courses.

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