Work at Height Safety Awareness Unit 1

Work at Height Safety Awareness Unit 1

 

This is a classroom based course that introduces delegates to the details of working at height safely. Certificates are awarded after successful completion of the course and will be valid for a three year period, after which recertification must take place.

Duration: 1/2 day

People: 15 (max)

COURSE ELEMENTS

Hierarchy of Risk:

  • Avoid
  • Prevent
  • Mitigate

 

Ladders:

  • Legislation
  • Inspection and Defects
  • Safe Use in the Workplace
  • Storage

 

Personal Fall Protection Systems:

  • Work Restraint
  • Work Positioning
  • Fall Arrest

 

Fall Arrest:

  • Clearance Distances
  • Fall Factors
  • Techniques and Protection

 

Personal Fall Protection Equipment:

  • Harnesses
  • Connectors
  • Energy Absorbers and Lanyards
  • Static/Mobile Fall Arrest Devices

 

Equipment Inspection:

  • Inspection Regimes
  • Equipment Management
  • Pre-Use Checks
  • Defects & Damage

 

Organisation and Planning:

  • The Risk Assessment Process
  • Typical WAH Risks
  • Dropped Objects

 

Rescue and Emergency Planning:

  • Pre-Job Planning
  • Suspension Trauma

DATES

This course is run daily at AquaTerra House, please suggest an ideal date in the below form. Please note that this course may also be run on client’s own premises/site which can be specified in the enquiry form.

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