Working at Height Course

Duration: Half day

Group Size: Maximum of 12 learners

Who should attend: Anyone who is required to work at height.

Course aims: The course aims to give learners a good overall knowledge of the Working at Heights Regulations, 2005. And to enable them to organise and plan working at height, avoid risks and select appropriate work equipment for a particular task.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the course the learners will know:

  • Key points to Working at Heights Regulations, 2005
  • Importance of organising and planning works at height
  • Importance of inspecting equipment
  • How to select appropriate equipment
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    Course Outline:

  • Overview of the Working at Height Regulations
  • Accident statistics
  • Definition of Work at Height
  • Risk assessment and hierarchy of measures
  • Organisation & planning
  • Selection of appropriate equipment
  • Use of ladders and stepladders
  • Inspection of equipment
  • Emergency procedures
  • Certification: Learners will receive a course handout summarising the topics covered. Candidates will receive a certificate of attendance.

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