rope training

Safe Work at Height

Course Duration: 1 Day

Theory: 50%

Practical: 50%

Valid for: 3 years

Price per person: From £197 + VAT

This course is designed for:

Anyone, with no previous experience, who require the skills to safely work at height and/or supervise others to be safe while working at height.


Course aims:

To train and assess individuals to manage and maintain their own and their co-workers safety while working at height, or supervising others working at height, and to be able to act effectively in an emergency.


The course covers:

  • What is work at height?
  • Legislation - Work at Height Regulations 2005
  • Risk assessments
  • Getting to the work area
  • Access methods and platforms
  • Fall protection - collective and personal
  • Helmets and other PPE
  • Harness types fitting and use
  • Work restraint, work positioning and fall arrest
  • Fall factors
  • Anchors and load requirements
  • Slings and connectors
  • Lanyards and inertia reels
  • PPE and equipment inspections, testing and records
  • Planning for rescue
  • Orthostatic intolerance (suspension trauma)
  • Fall/suspension immediate casualty care











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Phone: 01143 421 421
Post: Element Safety Ltd
Dannemora Drive
S9 5DF
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