Working at Height

Work at Height can expose workers to particularly severe risks to their health & safety and continues to be a major cause of death and serious injury. Employers and duty holders have a duty to pro­ tect anyone who might be exposed to these risks by ensuring that any form of work at height is planned, supervised and carried out safely

Course Content

  • Roof work and fragile surfaces
  • The hierarchy of control measures
  • Safety harnesses
  • Protection against falling materials
  • Selecting the right means of access and work equipment
  • Safe working platforms
  • Scaffolds
  • Guard rails, toe boards and brick guards
  • Inspection and maintenance of scaffold
  • Use of scaffolds .Ladders and stepladders
  • Mobile elevating work platform

Who Should Attend

  • Facilities managers, supervisors, employees and employers who have a responsibility for or are involved in work at height
  • Window cleaners, Roof workers and Tree surgeons
  • Anyone works at height

Course Objectives

  • Understand regulations related to working at heights.
  • Implement the safe practices working on heights
  • Know the mobile elevating equipment
  • Test and verify scaffolds
  • Understand the scaffold and ladders safety
  • Creating a safe work zone (Tape In/Tape out)
  • Understand the usage of the personal protective equipment
  • Test and verify scaffolds