WAH - Safe Working at Height

Introduction

The Work at Height Regulations 2005 require employers to ensure that a sufficient risk assessment is carried out so that all potential work at height risks are effectively identified, controlled and managed.

Every employer must also ensure that employees are appropriately trained to ensure that they can carry out their work safely.

This Working at Height training course helps delegates to comply with the Work at Height Regulations 2005 by providing employers and employees with the necessary information needed to be able to successfully deal with working at height risks and control measures. This includes an understanding of how to undertake a working at height risk assessment, how to use access equipment safely and how to ensure that employees can reduce their risk of falls from height.

Content covered during this course include:

  • Assessing work at height - Assess the risks, take precautions and issue clear method statements for everyone who will work at height
  • Roof work - Plan safe access and prevent falls from edges and openings
  • Fragile surfaces - The heirarcy of controls for working on or near fragile surfaces is avoid, control, communicate, co-operate
  • Ladders - When it's appropriate to use ladders - and the three key safety issues - position, condition and safe use
  • Tower scaffold - Select the right tower for the job; erect, use, move and dismantle the tower safely; ensure that it is stable; inspect it regularly; prevent falls

Course Information

Course duration

  • Half day training

Assessment & exams

  • Delegates are assessed continuously during the course and via multiple choice assessment paper

Qualifications/certification

  • On successful completion of the course, delegates will receive a CMT certificate and ID Card.

Booking and further information

For further information or to book a place please call 08433 301236 or email us