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Working at Height

Introduction: The Work at Height Regulations 2005 require appropriate planning and organisation before any work at height is carried out. Regulations stipulate to avoid work at height where possible. This course is aimed at enabling delegates to recognise the hazards and risks involved in carrying out work at height and how to plan to minimise those risks.

Course Outlines:
  • Health and Safety: Moral, Legal and Financial Implications
  • UK and EU Health and Safety Legislation
  • Work at Height Regulations 2005
  • Responsibilities
  • Inspections
  • Fragile Surfaces
  • Falling Objects
  • Collective Fall Prevention
  • Collective Fall Protection
  • Personal Fall Protection
  • Correct Physical Posture
  • Handrails, Edge Protection, Guard Rails
  • Scaffolding
  • Use of Hoists
  • Use of Cherry Pickers, MEWP, Man-cage
  • Mobile Tower Scaffold
  • Podiums, Portable Working Platforms
  • Trestle
  • Step-ups and Hop-ups
  • Ladders
  • Step Ladders (Steps)
  • Openings in the floors, Lifting Floors
  • Use of Bean Bags
  • Use of Safety Harness
  • Conclusions and Discussion

Course Duration: Half Day (3.5 hours)

Venue: Client premises or at Felaw Maltings, 44 Felaw St, Ipswich, IP2 8SJ

Cost (In-house / In-company Course):

£350 + VAT

This price allows for up to 12 delegates and course to be held within London, Suffolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire or Norfolk.

To book, and for training outside these regions, please contact us either by phone on 01473 407020 or by email

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