Working Safely at Heights

WORKING SAFELY AT HEIGHTS

Course Number

SC0224

Validity

3 Years

Duration

1/2 Day

Assessment

Formal

Working at heights is a routine aspect of many staff roles. This course provides knowledge and understanding to enable them to work safely at height using leaning and step ladders. Towers/platforms are not considered within this course.

Suitable for:

Care, Education and Commercial

Care, Education and Commercial

Introduction

  • Introduction and course overview

Course Programme

  • Working at height regulations
  • Classification of ladders
  • Parts of a ladder
  • Check list for pre-use
  • Ladder inventory and identification
  • Activities suitable for ladder use
  • Site selection
  • Safety words
  • Correct methods for ascending and descending
  • Practical use and use of anti slip and levelling devices
  • Course evaluation