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WH001: Slope Worker Safety

Course Code


Who is this course for?

For those who work or control at height on steep slopes.


Due to the physical nature of work at height candidates must have a reasonable level of fitness and will be required to complete a self-declaration of fitness to train.

Prior learning requirements, candidates must have evidence of prior Work at height Training relevant to the work task.

Course content


To train the learner to work safely on slopes using Work Restraint and basic Work Positioning incorporating the safe selection or creation of temporary anchor points and recoverable systems.

Subjects covered:

The Law – Overview

  • Basic Health and Safety Law and requirements (as relevant to work at height)
  • Suitability surveys
  • Hazard Analysis
  • Risk Assessments
  • Permit to Work systems

Safe Systems of Working at Height

  • Use of fixed structures
  • Use of temporary structures
  • Use of mobile elevated work platforms
  • Work restraint
  • Work positioning
  • Fall Arrest
  • Rescue considerations


  • Correct fit
  • Pre-use inspection of PPE
  • Quarantine rules
  • Basic operator maintenance and storage of equipment

Practical Sessions

  • Work Restraint
  • Basic hands free positioning
  • Anchor creation
  • Rescue considerations

Delivery method and assesment

  • Correctly assemble, check and fit personal equipment
  • Demonstration of techniques as taught
  • Demonstration a basic work mate recovery
  • Theory paper


Valid for 3 years


1 day

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