Working At Height & Safe Use of Harnesses & Ladders

The Welding Academy specialises in the provision of highly effective Health & Safety training for individuals and organisations. Dealing with hazardous substances, maintaining a safe working environment and following best practices are just some of the training programmes we deliver throughout the UK.

Duration: 4 hours

This ladder safety training course addresses the issues raised by the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Working at Height Regulations 2005. Under these regulations, employers and employees have a duty of care to both themselves and others to know and understand the practical implications of working at height. This course enables candidates to demonstrate competence, which is a key requirement of the regulations.

Course modules include:

  • Working at Height Regulations 2005
  • Selection of ladders
  • Pre-use checks
  • Correctly pitch, extend, secure and climb a ladder
  • Correct use of ladder aids
  • Relevant PPE

Delivery method: classroom tutorial and practical demonstrations

Assessment: A written assessment, practical observation and assessment throughout

Duration: 4 hours

The Working at Height Regulations 2005 are in place to ensure employers have competent personnel trained to carry out work at height tasks correctly and employees understand their obligations in maintaining the safety of personnel. This course provides candidates with the skills required to use harnesses and associated fall protection equipment safely and effectively.

Course modules include:

  • Working at Height Regulations 2005
  • PPE regulations
  • Fall factors
  • Types of harnesses
  • Fall arrest equipment
  • Pre-set equipment checks
  • Inspection and maintenance of harnesses
  • Safe donning and use of harnesses

Delivery method: classroom tutorial and practical demonstrations

Assessment: A written assessment, practical observation and assessment throughout

Duration: 1 day

The 2005 Work at Height Regulations are in place to ensure employers have competent personnel trained to carry out work at height tasks correctly and ensure employees understand their obligations in maintaining the safety of personnel. This course aims to provide candidates with the knowledge required to safely use harnesses and associated fall protection equipment when working at height.

Course modules include:

  • Working at Height Regulations 2005
  • PPE regulations
  • Fall factors
  • Types of harnesses
  • Fall arrest equipment
  • Pre-se equipment checks
  • Inspection and maintenance of harnesses
  • Safe donning and use of harnesses
  • Use of work positioning equipment
  • Se of fall arrest equipment
  • Ladder climbing techniques
  • Safely work at height using lanyards and associated equipment

Delivery method: classroom tutorial and practical demonstrations

Assessment: A written assessment, practical observation and assessment throughout

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