Working at Height
This Working at Height Online Training course will educate users on how to work safely when working at height. Areas of instruction include, what constitutes working at height and how accidents can be reduced by planning, prevention and protection. The use and the maintenance of equipment is explained and procedures on preventing the fall of objects are highlighted.
This e-learning course only provides awareness education. Face to face training would be needed in addition in order to complete the all-round skills and knowledge to be able to carry this forward practically in your organisation
According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)” Working at height remains one of the biggest causes of fatalities and major injuries. Common cases include falls from ladders and through fragile surfaces.
In 2013/14 falls from height were the most common cause of fatalities, accounting for nearly three in ten (29%) fatal injuries to workers (RIDDOR – Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences).
The Working at Height Regulations 2005 requires all ‘working at height’ tasks to be properly planned. Those carrying out the work need to be competent. All risks must be assessed, and appropriate work equipment selected, used, inspected and maintained.
This Working at Height Online Training course fully explains what constitutes “working at height”. Also, it details what is classed as a dangerous height and provides everyday examples. Additionally, it allows you to the raise awareness of the risks associated with low level falls and improve the risk perception of low level working at heights.
The course is perfect for training employees in proper safety practices and in the use and maintenance of any equipment required to ensure they are working safely at height.
By completing the Working at Height Online Training course, users will learn the importance of fall prevention, protection systems and procedures to prevent the fall of objects. Users will have a sound understanding of the” Hierarchy of Control” – Avoid, Prevent and Reduce.
Main section of the course
Prevent and Protect