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Height Safety Training

Safe Working at Heights Awareness - HS1
Aims & Objectives The Course is specifically designed to provide delegates with an understanding of current working at heights legislation and how it applies on a day to day basis from a managerial stand point
Suitability Managers & Supervisors
Duration One Day 
Dates Call 0800 783 0757 for Details
Numbers Maximum of 15 students per course
Lunch Snack lunch provided
  • Students must be physically Fit
  • Students to bring along all Personal Protective Equipment that your Company issues to those that work at Height
  • The implications of the Work at Height Regulations 2005
  • Health & Safety @ Work etc. Act 1974
  • Management of H & S at Work Regs 1999
  • Personal Protective Equipment Regs 1992
  • Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regs 1995
  • Provision & Use of Work Regs 1998
  • The Work at Height Regs 2005
  • Issues in relation to the selection and use of the most appropriate equipment
  • Selection of the most appropriate equipment for work at height
  • Ladder Safety including the safe use and inspection of ladders
  • An overview of the use of Mobile Elevated Working Platforms (MEWPS)
  • An overview of Steps & access equipment
  • An overview of the use of Cherry Pickers
  • The inspection and use of safety harnesses and fall arrest equipment
  • CITB Video “Alright at Height?”
  • Suspension Trauma and the need for the Employer to have a rescue plan
  • An insight into suspension trauma
  • The need for employers to have a rescue plan in place where necessary
  • Inspection (and erection?) of Tower Scaffold
  • The PASMA Code of Practice
  • Approved methods of erection and dismantling
  • Stability
  • Safe Use
  • Inspection
  • Good practice
Notes Comprehensive notes will be given to all students who attend the course. 
Certification On satisfactory completion of the course a certificate of competence will be issued that will be valid for three years.

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