Safe Working at Height Awareness

The Safe Working at Height Awareness course ensures that learners are aware of the risks envolved with working at height and are able to select appropriate control measures to minimise those risks. In addition learners will be able to carry out pre-use checks, maintain, correctly store, don and adjust personal fall protection equipment.

The course is delivered with a mix of classroom based and hands-on practical exercises.

Safe Working at Height Awareness
Aims & Objectives This course is designed to give delegates an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of those planning and those carrying out work at height and an introduction to the equipment and methods available and where they sit within the hierarchy of controls. Care of equipment, pre-use inspection, fitting and adjustment of equipment is also covered.
Suitability Essential training for all working at height
Duration 1 Day
Dates Call 0800 783 0757 for details
Numbers Maximum of 10 delegates per course
Lunch A snack lunch and refreshments are provided
  • None
  • Introduction 
  • Problems Associated with Safe Working at Heights 
  • Legislation 
  • Employers Responsibility 
  • Employees Responsibility 
  • Risk Assessment 
  • Safe Systems of Working 
  • Passive Safety Systems 
  • Restraint Systems 
  • Fall Arrest Systems 
  • Fall Arrest Equipment Introduction 
  • Pre Use Inspection 
  • Donning a Safety Harness 
  • Safe Use of Associated Equipment 
  • Anchorage Point Identification 
  • Horizontal Safety Systems 
  • Vertical Safety Systems 
  • Temporary Safety Products 
  • Maintenance & Checking of Equipment 
  • Cleaning & Storage 
  • Multiple Choice Test 
  • Review & Question Time
Notes Comprehensive notes will be given to all Students who attend the course.
Certification On satisfactory completion of the course a certificate of competence will be issued that will be valid for three years.