Working At Heights

Course Description

What is work at height?

Work at height is work in any place, including a place at, above or below ground level, where a person could be injured if they fell from that place. Access and egress to a place of work can also be work at height.

Examples of work activities that are classified as working at height:

Working on trestles
Working on a flat roof
Erecting false work or formwork
Working on a ladder
Working at ground level adjacent to an excavation;
Working on formwork within an excavation
Working near or adjacent to fragile materials

Course Content:

The Work at Height Regulations require employers to ensure that:

All work at height is properly planned and organised
A risk assessment is carried out for all work conducted at height
Appropriate work equipment is selected and used
People working at a height are competent
Equipment used for work at height is properly inspected and maintained
Risks from fragile surfaces are properly controlled

Course Duration 

1 Day