1/2 Day Safe Working at Height

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The Safe Working at Height course gives a broad overview of the safety issues to be considered when planning temporary work at height.

The aim of the course is to provide practical guidance on the hazards associated in a variety of working at height situations and a range of controls required to reduce the risk. Demonstrate the seriousness of the risks involved as well as an overview of Health & Safety legislation and how it relates to safe working at height.

The course is aimed at anyone who may be required to work at height such as conduction worker, riggers, scene hands, camera operators etc., managers and/or supervisors who control working at height activities e.g. Site Managers / Supervisors, Producers, 1st ADs, Engineering Managers, etc

Provide delegates the knowledge to apply the most appropriate controls to a working at height situation and the skills to select, check and correctly use personal protective equipment where required. Provide an understanding of the potential health effects associated with fall arrest equipment due to kinetic forces and suspension trauma syndrome and methods they may use to minimise the effects.

This course includes the following elements:

  • Practical aspects of safely managing temporary working at heights
  • Summary of health and safety issues and accident statistics in relation to working at height
  • An overview of health and safety regulations
  • A summation of various working at height situations and the types of control
  • An overview of the health effects associated with fall arrest equipment due to kinetic forces and suspension trauma.
  • Practical use of full body safety harnesses, lanyards, inertia reel fall arrest devices, karabiners, etc.
  • Detailed procedure for inspecting and caring for working at height PPE.

Each delegate will receive course materials detailing the key points covered in the course and a certificate valid for 3 years. The certificates will be posted within 14 days of the date of the course.

Maximum Number of Delegates: 10