Health and Safety Training - One Day Working at Height Course
Including Harness Awareness

The Work at Height Regulations applies to all work at height where there is a risk of a fall liable to cause personal injury including harnesses. The Work at Height Regulations bring together all existing work at height regulation and state the minimum health and safety requirements for the use of equipment for work at height. Employers have a duty to ensure that work at a height is properly planned, appropriately supervised and carried out in a manner that is safe.

Who should attend?

Employers, the self-employed, and any person that controls the work of others, (for
example facilities managers or building owners),  who may contract others to work at height need to be fully up-to-date with the new legislation. This course is also aimed at anyone who needs to use a safety harness as part of their works.

Aims and objectives of the course:

On completion, delegates shall have an understanding of the requirements of the Work at Height Regulations (2005) and safe practices for use of a safety harness.

At the end of the course delegates will:

  • Be able to work at height safely.
  • Identify hazards & risks
  • Inspect height equipment before using it.
  • Wear the correct PPE for the job.
  • Think about the safety of colleagues.
  • Understand legislation & why?.
  • Understand regulations.
  • Know how to inspect a harness.
  • Know how to adjust a harness.
  • Know how to read manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Know why an emergency action plan needs to be in place.
  • Know what Lanyard/Inertia Reel to be used

Course Content:

Health & Safety legislation & regulations

What is safe working at height

Identifying accident prevention

Selection of access equipment

Accident statistics

Risk Assessments

Safety documentation

PPE

Potential safety hazards

Emergency rescue plan

Safety Inspections & Storage

CE & EN Markings

Traceability

Fall Arrest / Work Position / Restraint Systems

4 positions of fall arrest

Manufacturer’s instructions

Why you never work alone

Who shouldn’t be wearing harnesses

Duration of Course:
The course runs over a full Day period and is up to 7½ to 8 hours depending on the number of delegates attending the course.

Maximum Participants:
To ensure that all delegates receive the maximum benefit from our training courses, delegate places are limited to 12 per course.

Instructor:
The instructor for this course will be a certified instructor with over 3 years’ experience in Health & Safety related training.

Instructors are periodically assessed by our own quality control assessor, the client should be aware of this quality control assessment could be carried out without prior notice being given to the client.

Equipment required:
This course requires a training area/room with the facilities to comfortably accommodate the maximum number of delegates. The delegates will require a table and equipment to make notes and the instructor needs power and a place to show a presentation. Delegates are also asked to bring their own Harnesses with them if available.

Assessment:
Throughout the course there is a constant assessment by the instructor who will ask questions about what he has covered in the course, some may be theoretical or some may be practical. At the end of the course there is a 30 question multiple choice paper to be completed by all delegates. A pass mark of 72% is set for all delegates. Once these papers are marked and delegates passed then they will proceed to a 15 minute practical assessment. This involves fitting and inspection of Harnesses.

Certificate:
All delegates that succeed with the course will receive an A4 certificate of attendance that will be valid for 3 years.

Previous Delegate Response:
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  • "AM Safety Specialists were recommended to Getronics by our own H & S Manager and successfully delivered in all areas ensuring our principal contractor completed the project in a timely manner and without issue. We fully recommend AM Safety Specialists Ltd, they removed the pain element out of the red tape brought about by the 2007 CDM regulations"

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  • "AM Safety Specialists were recommended to Getronics by our own H & S Manager and successfully delivered in all areas ensuring our principal contractor completed the project in a timely manner and without issue. We fully recommend AM Safety Specialists Ltd, they removed the pain element out of the red tape brought about by the 2007 CDM regulations"

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  • "AM Safety Specialists were recommended to Getronics by our own H & S Manager and successfully delivered in all areas ensuring our principal contractor completed the project in a timely manner and without issue. We fully recommend AM Safety Specialists Ltd, they removed the pain element out of the red tape brought about by the 2007 CDM regulations"

    Read More Testimonials
  • "AM Safety Specialists were recommended to Getronics by our own H & S Manager and successfully delivered in all areas ensuring our principal contractor completed the project in a timely manner and without issue. We fully recommend AM Safety Specialists Ltd, they removed the pain element out of the red tape brought about by the 2007 CDM regulations"

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Course Price:

  • Individual Delegates: £120.00
  • Closed Course: £600.00

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