This programme is designed for Managers and Supervisors who have a responsibility for working at heights within their organisation.
To provide delegates with a thorough understanding of the new ‘Work at Height Regulations 2005’, dangers associated with this type of work and how to implement the regulations and safe practises into their workplace
- Legislation - Organisation and planning, competence and risk assessment - Selection of work equipment; guard rails/toe-boards, working platforms, ladders, positioning systems, fall arrest and restraint systems - Fragile surfaces - Ladders - Falling objects - Inspections including records and reporting
By the end of the course delegates will be able to:
- Summarise the work at height regulations and associated legislation and be fully aware of their legal responsibilities - Plan and organise the work using competent people and undertake a risk assessment - Select the correct work equipment and restraint systems to help prevent falls from height - Carry out inspections of equipment to ensure they are safe and fit for purpose - Keep accurate records and report dangerous occurrences in line with the legislation (RIDDOR)
Training Methods: Classroom based with candidate participation with games, role play & basic level practical.