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Introduction to Working at Height

Overview

The Work at Height Regulations 2005 establish that anyone who works at height, or employs individuals to work at height, should receive the necessary training to do so safely. This course is designed to give delegates an understanding of the hazards, risks and hierarchy of control measures when working at height.

Who needs this qualification?

This training is a legal requirement for all those whose work involved operating at height and helps employers meet their duties. This includes (but not limited to):

  • Maintenance personnel
  • Window & guttering cleaners
  • Roofers
  • Telecommunications and utility workers
  • Painters and decorators

Why is this training important?

Working at height training is essential to mitigate the risks and dangers associated with elevated work. It not only fulfils legal obligations but also safeguards the well-being of workers and ensures a safer and more productive work environment.

Course content

  • Health and Safety Law and Work at Height Regulations 2005
  • Fall from height statistics
  • Duties of employer and employee
  • Types of access equipment
  • Introduction of Risk Assessment
  • The hierarchy of control measures
  • Inspection of equipment

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Understand the Work at Height Regulations and areas of responsibility
  • Understand the importance of appropriate control measures
  • Understand the procedures for inspecting equipment
Certificated by: Ouch Learning & Development
Duration: Half Day
Assessment: Multiple choice exam
Prerequisites: None
Validity of award: 3 years
Learner-to-trainer ratio: Maximum 12 learners per trainer
Delivery formats available: Face-to-face / Live online

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