Online Working At Height Training Course
The Work at Height Regulations 2005 require employers to ensure that a sufficient risk assessment is carried out so that all potential work at height risks are effectively identified, controlled and managed. Every employer must also ensure that employees are appropriately trained to ensure that they can carry out their work safely.
This Working at Height training course helps you to comply with the Work at Height Regulations 2005 by providing employers and employees with the necessary information needed to be able to successfully deal with working at height risks and control measures. This includes an understanding of how to undertake a working at height risk assessment, how to use access equipment safely and how to ensure that employees can reduce their risk of falls from height.
- Ensures compliance with the Work at Height Regulations 2005
- Developed by Health & Safety Professionals with over 30 Years’ Experience
- CPD and RoSPA Accredited Course
- High Quality Training Experience
- Fully Online Course, Instant Access
- High Quality Certificate posted the next working day
Who Should Take This Working at Heights Course?
Anyone who works at height in any place, including a place at or below ground level, is required to undertake training to prove that they are competent and safe in their work.
It is the employer’s duty to ensure that this training is provided: Regulation 5 of the Work at Height Regulations 2005 states that employers must ensure all employees engaged in any work at height activity must be competent to do so. This includes, but is not limited to, professions such as:
- Gutter cleaning.
- Solar panel installation.
- Putting up displays.
- Minor roof work.
- Shelf stacking.
- Window cleaning.
- Unloading a vehicle.
- Machine maintenance.
Do You Comply With The Work At Height Regulations?
This Work at Height Training Course ensures employees comply with the Work at Height Regulations 2005, which state that all employees must receive a qualification to ‘prove ability and competence’.
The Work at Height Regulations 2005 came into force on 6 April 2005. These Regulations replace all earlier regulations about working at height, and implement the European Council Directive 2001/45/EC which specifies minimum safety and health requirements for the use of equipment for work at height.
The main duties under the Work at Height Regulations 2005 are:
- All work at height is to be properly planned and organised.
- The risks of working at height must be assessed to ensure appropriate work equipment is selected and used.
- Employers must ensure that all their workers are trained and competent before beginning any work at height and safe systems of work must be in place.
- Employees must follow any safety training and instructions given to them.
On successful completion of the course a high quality, personalised certificate
will be posted to you the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence
for compliance and audit.
All of our training courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming
to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
This course is also accredited by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of
Accidents, as providing quality and content-approved training.
Aims of the Working at Height Training
By the end of this course learners will be able to:
- Give examples of common working at height tasks and understand the associated risks.
- Identify the factors that contribute to persons and objects falling from height.
- Describe the control measures to reduce the risk of falls from height.
- Understand the proper use of access equipment and safe methods of access to reduce or eliminate the risk of falls.
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If you wish to try this course then register for a demo by clicking the button below. You will be given the option to purchase and continue with your course at the end of your demo:
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The course is divided into four accessible, interactive modules and also includes
an assessment at the end.
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- Introduction and Legislation – the risks, legislation, employer and employee duties and the hierarchy of control measures.
- Risk Assessments – what is a risk assessment? Identifying hazards, deciding who may be harmed, evaluating risks, recording findings, reviewing and updating.
- Reducing and Controlling the Risks – risk reduction, fragile surfaces, vehicles, training and emergency procedures.
- Work at Height Equipment – tower scaffolds, mobile elevating work platforms and ladders.
This course is an interactive, online format. It is fully animated with high quality
graphics and a full audio voice over.
The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will
be asked 12 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 75%. The
answers are marked automatically so that you’ll instantly know whether you passed.
If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with
no extra charge.
It takes approximately 1-2 hours to complete the course in full. This can be spread
out over multiple sessions or completed in a single session. There is no time limit
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