COURSE OUTLINE

The course includes sessions on:

  1. Introduction to working at height
  2. Work at Height regulations
  3. Organising & planning work at height
  4. Competence
  5. Risk Assessment
  6. Selection of Equipment
  7. Wearing procedures for Body Harness
  8. Inspection & Maintenance
  9. Practical Demonstration

COURSE OBJECTIVE:

By the end of this session learners will be able to:

  1. Recognize hazards of working at heights;
  2. Recognize other hazards where workers are exposed to the hazard of falling from heights (i.e. into water, machinery, electrical equipment, hazardous substances or objects);
  3. List typical accidents and injuries related to working at heights in the workplace;
  4. Identify the frequency, severity and consequences of injuries and fatalities due to falls from heights (morale, family, society, reputation); and
  5. Explain the role of safe work plans and procedures in identifying hazards of falling from heights.