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Date of Next Course: Upon request
Venue: Fire Service Headquarters, Hessle - Nr Hull
Duration: One Day
Validation: Three Years
Awarding Body: Trained to National Occupational Standards
With over *40 fatal injuries resulting from work at height during 2018-2019, is it time we take risks associated with working at height extremely seriously*.
This comprehensive work at height course is designed to provide delegates with the knowledge and skills which enables them to work safely at height. It creates the necessary skill and knowledge base to meet the requirements for a competent person as defined by Working at Height Regulations 2005 (WAHR2005) allowing them to select and use the appropriate equipment and perform periodic inspections of PPE.
Become a competent worker at height, gain specialist knowledge of safe working practices, rescue plans and techniques, familiarise yourself with equipment such as arrester systems, safety harnesses & attachment points.
The Competent Worker course syllabus includes:
|Introduction and course overview||Understanding falls and behaviours|
|Legislation overview||Work at height accident statistics|
|Risk-based approach - Hierarch of||Measures (Avoid, Prevent, Mitigate)|
|Work practices and methods||
Equipment fundamentals & fall factors
|Equipment functions and selection||Limitations / pre-use checks|
|Tracking and controlling equipment / inspection logs||Donning / correct fitting of harness and sub-components (PPE)|
|Rescue planning / procedures||Prolonged harness suspension / suspension syncope - symptoms|
Working at Height - Improve knowledge and practical skills, understand rescue plans and techniques and understand the risk.
Whether you have some new employees recently joined your organisation, some experienced at height workers require a greater insight into safe working systems or have appointed a new contractor who will be working at height on your behalf, their skills set should include a full understanding and appreciation of the risks and hazards associated with working at height and how to deploy best working practices safety.
*P2, HSE, Workplace fatal injuries in Great Britain 2018, http://www.hse.gov.uk/statistics/pdf/fatalinjuries.pdf
Course benefits include:
The learning outcomes for delegates attending our Working at Height - Competent Worker training course will include:
If some or all of your employees work at height, whether you are a business owner or responsible for the health and safety side of your organisation, it is essential that you have a complete understanding of relevant working at height legislation and how it may affect your organisation;
"The confidence in our guys has undoubtedly grown. We have found the training to be very professional, in particular, the Working at Heights training. HFR Solutions CIC adjusts the knowledge delivery according to the needs of the delegates but without missing a thing".
Adrian Farrow, Health & Safety Officer, Ecotricity
Working at Height - Competent Worker
Course Code: WAH04
Location - HFR Solutions Training Centre, Hessle
Duration - 1 Day
Closed Course Information
Price per course - £875.00 + VAT
Max 6 delegates
Discuss your course requirements with a member of our team or request a call-back.