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Safe Working at Height

We have a range of Health, Safety & Awareness courses that we are able to offer our clients, almost every one of our courses fall under this category, you can take a look through the different categories listed below where we have categorised the courses we offer or have a look at the sample list of courses listed below which will take you to the relevant information.

Our instructors are able to write courses specific to your needs, for example, we have just written & delivered an Environmental Hygiene Course.

Safe Working at Heights

We can offer this training under our own Safety Awareness, IPAF or NPORS accredited.

Duration
This is a 3.5 hour course, we can run two sessions in a day, or combine this with another course, for example, Harness and Fall Arrest.

Course Overview
Work at height means work in any place where, if precautions were not taken, a person could fall a distance liable to cause personal injury. You are working at height if you:
• work above ground/floor level
• could fall from an edge, through an opening or fragile surface or
• could fall from ground level into an opening in a floor or a hole in the ground

Work at height does not include a slip or a trip on the level, as a fall from height has to involve a fall from one level to a lower level, nor does it include walking up and down a permanent staircase in a building.

1. Legislation
HASAWA 1974,
PPE Reg 1992,
Working at height reg 2005,
Manual Handling operations reg 1992,
PUWER 1998,
The management of health and safety at work reg 1999

2 Awareness and understanding of :-
Scaffolding,
Scafftags,
Mobile scaffolding

3 Awareness, Inspection, Safe use and storage:-
Harness
Lanyard
Ladders
Stepladders
Fall arrest Equipment
MEWPS

4 Rescue arrangements

Who should attend
Those who are required to Work at Height, or have an understanding of the risks when working at height. This Working at Height training course helps you to comply with the Work at Height Regulations 2005 by providing employers and employees with the necessary information needed to be able to successfully deal with working at height risks and control measures,

Assessment of Training
• Multiple-choice questions at the end of the theory session.

Pre training requirements
There are no pre requisite requirements for this course, however a good understanding of English is beneficial. This is a classroom course only, no practical training is given.

Operators who successfully pass the course will receive either an NPORS or BTS Certificate & ID card, where applicable.

Course Dates
Courses are usually scheduled when requested, but we do run open courses on occasion. To find our more or to make a booking, please contact us.
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Training Location
We deliver the course at both of our offices, Barry & Baglan, Port Talbot. We are also licensed to deliver the training at customers’ sites & have travelled around the United Kingdom & Europe to deliver this training.

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Booking

How to Book
If you would like to book a place on one of the above courses and you meet the required criteria you can Contact Us through the number at the top of the page, fill in the enquiry form on this page:

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