Working at Height Awareness
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Aimed at people whose work involves exposure to a fall from height, whether in construction, maintenance, cleaning or access. The course looks at the health and safety implications of working at height, providing knowledge of potential hazards and control measures, including fall arrest protection.
Work at Height Regulations and legislation.
Organisation and planning work.
The safe use, maintenance and care of fall arrest protection equipment.
The range of fall protection equipment and practical use of the equipment.
Correct fitting of a safety harness combined with a variety of fall protection equipment.
Working methods, inc. restraint, work positioning and fall arrest using both fixed and temporary methods.
Hierarchy of fall prevention and protection measures set out in the Work at Height Regulations.
Pre-use checks, installation, methods of use and possible defects for specific types of fall protection.
Provisional Use of Work Equipment Regulation (PUWER) 1998.
Multiple choice question paper.
Delegates will be awarded an Essential Site Skills certificate of attendance.