Technical Skills / Safety, Health and Environment

Working at Heights

PET002162

A head for heights and a mind for safety

Course overview

This course provides solid guidance to those who work at height, manage others working at height or who are required to conduct risk assessments.

  • Overview of The Work at Height Regulations 2005
  • Implications and consequences of unsafe practice
  • Understanding the risk
  • Height of the task
  • Duration and frequency
  • Condition of the surface being worked on
  • Hazards
  • Selection of work equipment:
  • Right equipment for the task
  • Protective equipment (PPE)
  • Ladder safety
  • Stepladders - care and maintenance
  • Mobile access towers - basic guidance
  • Working platforms
  • Fragile surfaces
  • Falling objects
  • Planning and inspections
  • Working on roofs
  • The last line of defence - fall arrest/restraint

Course benefits

Ensure your staff are suitably trained to carry out work safely and plan work to minimise risk of accidents. Can also reduce potential for costly absence or compensation claims. This will increase protection for your business reputation.

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Date: 24 Sep 2021 Location: Portsmouth Duration: 1 half-day Availability: Spaces Member Price: £125.00 (Fees + VAT) Non-Member Price: £148.00 (Fees + VAT)
Date: 8 Apr 2022 Location: Portsmouth Duration: 1 half-day Availability: Spaces Member Price: £125.00 (Fees + VAT) Non-Member Price: £148.00 (Fees + VAT)

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