Working at height is considered as any work on, below or above ground level where there is the risk of personal injury through falling and/or a potential risk to people below the work site being injured by falling objects. Working at Height training is essential to all who engage in any activities that require one to work, supervise, plan or organize work at height. These are applicable to operatives; supervisors and managers

Working at Height training can be carried in a wide range of industries:

  • Wind Turbine
  • Telecommunications
  • Stage & Theatre
  • Scaffolding
  • Military & Police
  • Maritime
  • Manufacturing & Warehouse
  • Fire & Rescue Services
  • Cleaning & Maintenance

Anybody working at height must comply with the Working at Height Regulations 2005. By Law, all employers are expected to ensure that anyone involved in the work is competent (or, have been trained, or is supervised by a competent person). This includes involvement in organisation, planning, supervision, and the supply and maintenance of equipment.

Why the need for training?

Falls from height remain the single biggest cause of deaths and one of the main causes of major injury in workplaces.

During 2007/8 58 workers died and 3623 suffered a serious injury as a result of a fall from height.  In 2015/ 2016 alone, 144 workers were killed at work. There were 37 cases of fatal injuries reported as a result of falling from height. An estimated 621,000 workers suffered non-fatal injuries as a result of work activity.

Summary

  • Period: 1 FULL DAY
  • Time: 8:00 AM TO 5:00 PM
  • Cost: £80 +VAT PER PERSON – HALF DAY
  • £110 + VAT PER PERSON – FULL DAY
  • Number of  Delegates: 15 PER CLASS

Some of the courses available

  • IPAF
  • ROOF TOP ACCESS SAFETY
  • SAFE USE OF SAFETY HARNESS
  • WORKING AT HEIGHT FOR MANAGERS