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Working safely at Height Training

Working safely at height

Outline

Course Content • Legislation – Introduction to the Work at Height Regulations 2005, employer and employee duties and the hierarchy of control measures. • Risk Assessments – what is a risk assessment? Identifying hazards, deciding who may be harmed, evaluating risks, recording findings, reviewing and updating. • Reducing and Controlling the Risks – risk reduction, fragile surfaces, vehicles, training and emergency procedures. • Work at Height Equipment – tower scaffolds, mobile elevating work platforms and ladders.

Description

Course Content • Legislation – Introduction to the Work at Height Regulations 2005, employer and employee duties and the hierarchy of control measures. • Risk Assessments – what is a risk assessment? Identifying hazards, deciding who may be harmed, evaluating risks, recording findings, reviewing and updating. • Reducing and Controlling the Risks – risk reduction, fragile surfaces, vehicles, training and emergency procedures. • Work at Height Equipment – tower scaffolds, mobile elevating work platforms and ladders.

Outcomes

Aims of the course • To ensure employers meet their legal duty under Regulation 5 of the Work at Height Regulations 2005 ensuring all employees engaged in any work at height activity are competent. By the end of this course learners will be able to: • Describe examples of common working at height tasks and understand the associated risks. • Identify the factors that contribute to persons and objects falling from height. • Describe the control measures to reduce the risk of falls from height. • Understand the correct use of access equipment and safe methods of access to reduce or eliminate the risk of falls.

Audience

This course is designed for those who work, plan, supervise and manage work at height activities, including a place at or below ground level.

21 May 2019 08:30 - 12:00

Closing date: 14/05/2019
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MCG - Health and Safety
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Date and Time

21 May 2019 08:30 - 12:00

Venue

Hawksafe Safety Training Room The Innovation Centre Medway Maidstone Road Chatham ME5 9FD

Trainer

Andy Haith