Working at Heights - Inhouse

Purpose:
This course has been designed to give operatives and managers alike the required knowledge in the significant issues associated with working at height and information on the range and suitability of low level access equipment available on the market.

Duration:
1 day

Course outline:
The course includes sessions on:

  • Legislative overview
  • Work at Height regulations
  • Organising & planning work at height
  • Competence
  • Risk Assessment
  • Selection of Equipment
  • Justifying the use of ladders and stepladders
  • Inspection & Maintenance
  • Practical use of low level access equipment

Course objectives:

  • understand the principle legislation on working at height
  • recognise the hazards when working at height
  • recognise the hazards associated with ladders and stepladders
  • consider the factors in organising and planning work at height
  • consider how to design out ladder usage
  • carryout a risk assessment for working at height
  • select and use the correct low level access equipment