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Working at Height - Unit 1 Height Safety and Harness Awareness

Working at Height - Unit 1 Height Safety and Harness Awareness

Course Overview

This course will train delegates in the correct procedures to be followed when working at height, in the correct use of PPE, in self-rescue techniques and the relevant statutory requirements. The course is a mix of theoretical and practical demonstration sessions, during which delegates will be required to demonstrate their level of knowledge and understanding of the training programme content.

Prerequisites

Prerequisites Required!
In order to complete Working at Height - Unit 1 Height Safety and Harness Awareness , delegates must hold:
    Due to certain aspects of the course being potentially physically demanding and/or stressful, delegates will be required to confirm their medical fitness & physical ability to participate on this course by completing our centre medical self-screening form prior to course commencement

Course Content

By the end of this training programme, delegates will be;
- Aware of the Work at Height Regulations 2005 and other relevant regulations
- Familiar with the requirements of the regulations and how they affect them and their organisation
- Aware of different types of work carried out at height and the possible hazards and risks involved
- Aware of the importance of organising and planning prior to starting work at height
- Aware of the safe systems of work procedures required to carry out work at height
- Familiar with the correct types of PPE and equipment used when working at height and how to inspect them
- Familiar with control procedures to reduce the hazards of working at height, including different types of fall protection systems
- Aware of the different types of working platforms that can be used for work at height including MEWP and scaffold towers
- Aware of different types of ladders and their safe use for work at height
- Aware of suspension syncope, how to avoid it and how to deal with a person suffering from the effects

More information

  • Certification: A 3t Training Services certificate will be issued upon successful completion
  • Certificate validity (months): 24
  • Target audience: All personnel who need to be made aware of Working at Height Regulations and use of harnesses.
  • Revalidation: The course must be revalidated every 2 years.
  • Items to bring: Government Issued Photographic ID eg Driver Licence or Passport
  • Health prerequisites: Due to certain aspects of the course being potentially physically demanding and/or stressful, delegates will be required to confirm their medical fitness & physical ability to participate on this course by completing our centre medical self-screening form prior to course commencement

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