An introduction to this key site safety topic

Working at Height

Every year falls from height cause the most deaths at work and the second highest number of major injuries, with more than 40 people killed and 4,000 suffering major injuries every year. This Working at Height course is designed as an introduction to this key site safety topic – whether you work in building and construction, or are involved in any kind of installation or maintenance that requires you to work at a height.

Course content:

  • Health and safety regulations and legislation
  • Duties of employers and employees
  • Avoiding risks while working at height
  • Case studies and accident statistics
  • Risk assessments for working at height
  • Safe use of harness and using a harness off portable buildings
  • Basic rules of PPE at height
  • Inspection, maintenance and record keeping

 

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