Working at Heights Course

Working at Heights Course

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Working at Heights Course

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WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Learn the definition of working at heights and understand the inherent risks, including the most common cause of injury and additional hazards like misuse of ladders and faulty protective measures.
  • Discover the importance of selecting appropriate equipment for specific tasks at heights, including the use of elevated work platforms, ladders, suspended platforms, and personal fall protection equipment.
  • Understand the critical guidelines for inspection, maintenance, and proper usage of equipment to ensure safe and reliable operation when working at heights.
  • Gain knowledge on the types and requirements of personal protective equipment (PPE) necessary for fall protection, including harnesses, lanyards, and anchor points.
  • Learn about fall prevention and arrest systems, including the hierarchy of fall prevention controls and the components and correct usage of fall arrest systems.
  • Explore strategies for staying safe while working at heights, including options to work on the ground, use of fall-prevention devices, work-positioning systems, and fall-arrest systems.

COURSE OVERVIEW

The Working at Heights course provides essential knowledge and skills for safely performing tasks at elevated levels, crucial for reducing workplace fatalities and personal injuries. Through this online training course, learners gain a comprehensive understanding of the dangers associated with working above ground level, including using ladders, scaffolds, and various aerial lifts. Emphasising the significance of selecting the right equipment and implementing control measures, the course covers the safe use of elevated work platforms, personal fall protection equipment, and the importance of regular equipment inspection and maintenance. It outlines the hierarchy of fall prevention controls—from elimination to fall arrest systems—ensuring that employees and employers are aware of their legal obligations under height regulations 2005 and the Work at Height Regulations.

Further, the course delves into practical strategies for preventing falls, such as employing fall-prevention devices, work-positioning systems, and when necessary, fall-arrest systems to mitigate the impact of falls. It underscores the necessity of a properly planned approach to working at heights, including the selection, inspection, and correct usage of harnesses, lanyards, and anchor points. With a focus on awareness education, the course aims to equip learners with the necessary skills and knowledge to work safely at heights, highlighting the use of appropriate safety training and equipment. By successfully completing this training, individuals will not only have a better grasp of their workplace’s legal and safety requirements but also significantly contribute to preventing accidents and enhancing safety in height-related activities.

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Introduction

What is working at heights?

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Equipment and Tools
Fall Prevention and Fall Arrest Systems
How to stay safe when working at heights

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