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.
From: £58.65pp / £276.25 closed course *Maximum 12 delegates
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.
This course is suitable for people working in industries where there is a risk of working at height, such as construction, manufacturing and maintenance. This includes workers using equipment such as mobile access towers, platforms, ladders, steps and harnesses, as well as those working on elevated platforms, roofs and other high structures. The course is also suitable for supervisors and managers who are responsible for ensuring that work at height is carried out safely in their organisation.
On completion of this course delegates will receive a competency certificate.
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.
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:
- Ladders & Steps
- Fall Arrest
- Equipment Selection
- Theory Paper + Review