Work at Height Awareness


Course Content:

  • Legislation
  • Risk Assessments
  • Reducing and Controlling the Risks
  • Work at Height Equipment
SKU: WAHA2020 Category:

Course Content:

  • Legislation – Introduction to the Work at Height Regulations 2005, employer and employee duties and the hierarchy of control measures.
  • Risk Assessments – what is a risk assessment? Identifying hazards, deciding who may be harmed, evaluating risks, recording findings, reviewing and updating.
  • Reducing and Controlling the Risks – risk reduction, fragile surfaces, vehicles, training and emergency procedures.
  • Work at Height Equipment – tower scaffolds, mobile elevating work platforms and ladders.

Who should attend:

This course is designed for those who work, plan, Supervise and manage work at height activities, including a place at or below ground level.
Learning objectives:

By the end of this course learners will be able to:

  • Describe examples of common working at height tasks and understand the associated risks.
  • Identify the factors that contribute to persons and objects falling from height.
  • Describe the control measures to reduce the risk of falls from height.
  • Understand the correct use of access equipment and safe methods of access to reduce or eliminate the risk of falls.

Course Duration: 2 Hours

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