Safety When Working at Height

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 16/11/2018
8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Location
Station House Training Centre


Who is this Safety When Working at Height course for?

This training course is designed for personnel who in the course of their work are required to work at heights.

Aims and Objectives:

To train candidates in the knowledge required to ensure safer operational aware-ness when working at heights. On successful completion of training, candi-dates should be able to recognise the dan-gers and know what steps to take to avoid them. Have an acceptable understand of the hazards associated with the work and the use of safety equipment.

Course Content:

  • Introduction, aim and objectives
  • Health & Safety at Work.
  • Equipment requirements
  • Suitability
  • Pre use checks
  • Free standing ladders and step ladders
  • Work at height on mechanical equipment
  • Fragile surfaces, crawling Ladders and boards
  • Roof Work
  • Safety Belts, Harnesses and lanyards
  • Selection
  • Pre use checks
  • Safe use
  • Fall arrest equipment
  • Unplanned incidents
  • Causation
  • Prevention
  • Reporting
  • The effects of weather whilst working at heights
  • Protecting yourself and others
  • Company safe systems of work and operating procedures
  • Risk assessments and method statements

Duration: 1 day

Bookings

Bookings are closed for this course.