Working at Height Training
Course Duration: Half Day
Location/Venue: On your Site (UK Wide)
Course Dates: To Suit Your Requirements
Max Delegate Numbers: 12
For more information on available dates please call us on 0114 349 9099.
Falling from height is the single biggest killer of workers in the UK across all industry sectors, and consequently resulted in the long awaited introduction of the Work at Height Regulations in April 2005.
In 2008/09 there were 35 fatalities, 4654 major injuries and a further 7065 injuries that caused the injured person to be off work for over 3 days or more, due to a fall from height.
This course is conducted in accordance with the requirements of the Working at Heights Regulations 2005 and covers the following subjects:
· What is working at height?
· Risk assessment
· Controlling the risk
· Emergency Rescue
· Fragile Surfaces
· Falling Objects
· Selection, Use & Maintenance of Equipment
· General Scaffolds
· Tower Scaffolds
· Mobile Elevated Working Platforms (MEWPs)
· Work Restraint
· Collective Fall Arrest
· Personal Fall Protection
· Fall Arrest
· Inspection & Fitting a Harness
· Suspension Trauma
· Ladders & Step Ladders
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