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Course Information

Working at height safely

Course length: Half day
  • Work at Height

Course overview

We’ll teach you about the legislation, techniques for staying safe and also about how to choose the right MEWPs, steps, ladders, harnesses and other working at height equipment.

Why you need this course

You’ll gain a broad understanding of the issues with working at height with all types of equipment. We’ll help you learn to assess and avoid risk and select the right equipment for the job.

What you'll learn on this course

  • What the law says about working at height
  • How legislation can impact on you
  • How to carry out a risk assessment
  • Selecting the right equipment for the job
  • Understanding of the hazards of working at height
  • About fall protection / harnesses / nets
  • About steps and ladders
  • Understanding of MEWPs

What you'll get at the end of it

A broad overview of the regulations affecting work at height and an awareness of hazards associated with the various types of equipment.