RIG Systems – Industrial safety and specialist rescue training providers. Confined space, work at height, water rescue, rope rescue, IRATA, first aid, emergency response teams, standby rescue

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Half Day Working at Height
25 Jan
9:00AM – 1:00PM [change course]

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Course Code

WH008

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Price

  • £60 + VAT

Who is this course for?

This half-day course is suitable for anyone who needs an introduction to the regulations that govern work at height.

Location

Meldon Quarry Training Centre

Prerequisites

Medically fit and healthy (if unsure, please contact us). The minimum age for candidates is 18 years.

Course content

AIMS:

  • To understand user level legislative requirements when undertaking any work at height
  • To select, pre use check and correctly fit a personal harness that is fit for purpose
  • Safely select and use restraint equipment in a variety of situations
  • Recognise the difference between work restraint and fall arrest

COURSE CONTENT:

  • THE LAW:
    • Basic H&S law and requirements (as relevant to WAH)
    • Suitability surveys
    • Hazard Analysis
    • Risk Assessments
    • Permit to Work systems
  • PPE:
    • Don and doff harness, helmet and lanyard
    • Pre-use inspection of PPE
    • Quarantine rules
    • Basic operator maintenance and storage of equipment
  • SAFE SYSTEMS OF WORKING AT HEIGHT (AS PER HIERARCHY):
    • Use of fixed structures, e.g. staircases
    • Use of temporary structures, e.g. scaffolding
    • Use of mobile elevated work platforms
    • Work restraint, e.g. rope and grab
    • Work positioning, e.g. abseiling
    • Fall arrest
  • PRACTICAL SESSIONS:
    • Harness fit
    • Work Restraint
  • ASSESSMENT OF COMPETENCE:
    • Correctly assemble, check and fit personal equipment
    • Demonstrate use of restraint techniques
    • Theory paper

Delivery method and assesment

Lectures and practical elements. The course assessment is by short written test and continuous practical assessment.

Certification

Valid for 3 years

Duration

1/2 day

Course Price per Person GBP exc. VAT Attendees
Half Day Working at Height
25 Jan
9:00AM – 1:00PM
Price per Person: £60.00 exc. VAT
£60.00
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