Working at Height is the biggest cause of major accidents in the workplace; therefore the risks need to be managed correctly.

This theory based course for managers and employees, is designed to give a general overview of the Working at Height Regulations, bringing existing legislation together into a risk based course, and is not specific to any one industry or environment.

Aim: To give managers and employees an awareness of the dangers of Working at Height and plan these activities in line with current legislation.



(Please note this is a theory based course only and will not cover the practical instruction of fall protection equipment. For this category please see Courses).

Course content: (This can be lengthened or tailored to meet specific needs)

• Definitive guidance as to what is a working at height activity.

• The hazards involved in working at height and managing the risk.

• The planning required for working at height activities including rescue planning.

• Selection and use of the correct work equipment, and the communication required to maintain safety.

• Guidance on the information instruction and training required in working at height activities and the need for correct reporting procedures.

Duration: The duration of the course is ½ day for up to 10 students (See Training Info).

Venue: Can be carried out at our training school in Eastleigh or at an employer’s premises. (See Training Info).

Assessment: At the end of the course students will undergo a formal written test on all theoretical subjects covered.

Accreditation: LETS certificate.

Cost: Dependant on course duration and attendees.

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