Duration: Less than an hour
Certification endorsed by: CPD
Charity link: Spinal Research
Price: £25 (discounts apply, see opposite)
Our entry-level Working at Height course looks at the dangers of carrying out tasks where the risk of a fall exists. It assists in complying with the Working at Height 2005 Regulations and gives you an understanding of some of the risks, equipment and issues involved. Falls from height are the biggest killer in the workplace and with 33,000 injuries a year, safe practices are absolutely vital. The course looks at the dangers involved, the consequences of suffering a fall and how to best choose and use appropriate equipment.
You only get one chance working at height. Make sure you’re correctly trained.
Who is the course for?
Anyone involved in any of the construction trades; those working in facilities management; people working in property renovation; caretakers; general maintenance staff; catering staff; office staff; retail staff and anyone at all whose work could involve using a step, a stepladder, ladder, or working in a position where a fall is possible.
About the course
This CPD accredited short course is in 4 sections and covers the following subjects:
- Stats and the Law
- The dangers of working at height
- Medical descriptions & possible injuries
- Employer and employee responsibility
- Risk assessment
- How to eliminate or reduce / minimise the risk
- Steps, stepladders and ladders
- Scaffolding, MEWPS and other equipment.
This course is accredited and endorsed by The CPD Certification Service. Once you’ve completed the course you’ll be able to immediately download a unique, personalized and endorsed certificate to keep with your records or to pass onto your employer.
We donate a proportion of your Working at Height course fee to a relevant charity because we think it’s right that we all support those who have been adversely affected in the course of their work. Spinal Research is the UK’s leading charity funding medical research around the world to develop effective treatments for paralysis caused by spinal cord injury. Spinal Research raises money to fund research into clinical treatments including vital scientific research such as clinical tools to better understand the injury caused, and for the devastating effects on daily living such as breathing, hand movement, and bladder and bowel control.