Working at Height in Construction
Falls from height are the most common cause of fatalities at work and are the second most common cause of major injuries.
Our working at heights course explains why falls happen, helps you to spot potential fall hazards and encourages good day-to-day working practice to prevent this sort of accident happening to YOU.
It covers the requirements of the Work at Height Regulations 2005 to provide training to prevent anyone falling any distance likely to cause an injury.
It also looks at personal protective equipment and the importance of choosing the correct equipment for a job and making sure its safe for its intended use.
Also working in confined spaces? You may find our Working in Confined Spaces Training helpful.
It doesn’t matter how regularly you are going to be working at a height, you may only be working at a height once, however, it is still your employer's duty to make sure that training is provided.
The Work at Heights Regulations 2005 clearly states in regulation 5 that it is the employer's responsibility to ensure all employees that in engage in any work at height activity must be competent to do so.