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Working at Heights Training

£25.00

Working at height isn’t common in many industries, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t an important consideration for employers. An Introduction to Working at Height has been developed to provide individuals and organisations with the knowledge required to comply with the Work at Height Regulations 2005. It is recommended that any workers who have to plan or carry out working at height complete this course. The Work at Height Regulations 2005 legislation is designed to ensure that people don’t get hurt in the workplace, if you are an employer and any of your employees have to work at height at any time, then this legislation apply to you. According to the Health and Safety Executive, falling from height is still one of the biggest causes of workplace deaths and one of the main causes of major injury, despite the risks injuries from falling from height are very avoidable. Even in office environments, the laws surrounding working at height might apply if, for instance, an employee needs to use a ladder to change a lightbulb, or even if they are putting up Christmas decorations. Knowing the correct ways to work with equipment such as scaffolding, ladders and access equipment can help prevent injuries and ensure the safety of workers. This course was previously known as: An Introduction to Working at Height.

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This training will cover the follow topics:

  • Types of access equipment
  • Current legislation and the Work at Height Regulations 2005
  • Working safely with scaffolds
  • Working safely with ladders and stepladders
  • Carrying out roof work safely

Upon completion of this course, learners will be able to:

  • Recognise different types of access equipment and their use
  • Be aware of the current legislation relating to working at height
  • Know what is required to work safely with general access scaffolds
  • Know what is required to work safely with ladders
  • Know what is required to carry out roof work safely

Who should take this course and why?

This course is suitable for anyone who works at height including: Window Cleaners, painters, builders, electricians, tilers, sign fitters, tree surgeons, retail workers and plumbers. This is not a definitive list and many businesses have changing job roles that may require working at height training in the future.

This training has been created to provide learners with the knowledge required to meet the Work at Height Regulations 2005 guidelines. It is recommended that anyone who is carrying out or planning any task that involves working at height complete this course. Once completed, this course will give learners the knowledge they need to comply with the Work at Height Regulation 2005, this also includes information on how to create an effective risk assessment for the learners workplace and how to use safety equipment safely.

Working at Heights Training Certificate

Learners will be able to download a digital certificate on completion of the course. This can be printed, and we suggest you keep it for your records. The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines. The certificates, awarded upon successful completion, can be used to log your hours against.

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