Working At Heights

HEALTH & SAFETY

In the workplace, health and safety regulations are paramount to the well-being of the employees and the employer.

Working At Heights

Working At Heights
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Overview

Height Regulations 2005 define “working at height” as work in any place in where a person could fall far enough to cause injury if there were no precautions in place, a less than 2 metre fall could result in serious or fatal injury. This cause of fatal injury in the workplace is in the top three causes of injury.

Height training facilitates employees to learn how to remain safe and keep others safe. Employers fulfil their legal obligations, show commitment to the health and safety of staff, and avoid the consequences that result from accidents in the workplace.

Objectives

To ensure all workers using fall protection systems at heights understand how to identify hazards and prevent falls.

Course Prerequisite

Communication at ABET Level 3 & Mathematical at ABET Level 3

Language of Delivery

English

Delivery Methods

Course is facilitated by a competent subject matter trainer, who utilises a combination of the following techniques to ensure that the session is practical and experiential: Discussion; Role Play; Exercises & Case Studies; Videos/DVD’s; Games, Slide Shows & Written Questions.

Training & Evaluation

  • Training on a 50% theoretical and 50% practical basis.
  • Evaluation on at least 30% theoretical and 50% practical basis.

Who should attend?

The working at height course is suitable for anyone whose duties include working at heights. This includes employees who supervise others working at heights.

Relevant professions and industries include:

  • Construction
  • Warehouses and Factories
  • Tradespeople
  • Scaffolders
  • Window Fitters
  • Telecommunications

Duration

1 Day

Includes:

  • Comprehensive Manual
  • Lunch & Refreshments (not applicable to on-site training)
  • SAIOSH Accredited (2 CPD credits/points)
  • Electronic Certificate (on successful completion of the course)
  • Electronic Delegate Feedback Questionnaire
  • Certificate: Recognised by the Department of Labour & SAIOSH Accredited
  • Note: Certificate is valid for a period of 2 years from date of issue

Course outline