Working at Height (WAH)

The course takes a detailed look at: the legal duties imposed by the Work at Height Regulations 2005, the risk assessment process (required by law for all work at height) and the hierarchy of controls.

Course Description

The course takes a detailed look at: the legal duties imposed by the Work at Height Regulations 2005, the risk assessment process (required by law for all work at height) and the hierarchy of controls. The course discusses avoiding heights and safe places of work, as well as common work equipment e.g. MEWP's (scissor lifts, self-propelled booms and personnel lifts), mobile access towers, podiums, ladders/steps, and harnesses/lanyards to help in selecting the most appropriate and cost-effective work equipment.

Duration

Half Day

Prerequisites

Nil.

Suitability

Anyone involved in working, planning, supervising or managing work at height

Qualification

On completion of this course delegates will receive a competency certificate.

Course Size

Maximum Course attendance is 12.

Typical Interest Groups

Building contractors, renovators, fit out companies, road contractors, ground workers, plant operators. Anyone involved with working, supervising or managing work at height.

Course Objective:

On completion of the course, delegates will be able to recognise and address:

  • Legal requirements and responsibilities of
  • employers and employees
  • Falls from height - statistics
  • WAHR – Hierarchy of control
  • Risk Assessment
  • Safe places of work
  • Escape plans, rescue and evacuation

 

  • Work equipment inspection and maintenance of:
    • MEWP's
    • Towers
    • Podiums
    • Ladders & Steps
    • Harnesses

 

  • Fall Arrest
  • Equipment Selection
  • Theory Paper + Review

 

Make a Booking

To book a place on this course please call us on 01529 413347, email us at training@arionltd.co.uk or contact us using our online form below






Arion New Build

Arion New Build

A project to construct new office space to facilitate business growth part funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development

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