Safe Working at Heights Training

This course is currently unavailable for on-site delivery. As an alternative please visit the online working at height course.

The safe working at heights course can be tailored to the requirements of your business. When applicable, this course will include the correct use of ladders and harnesses.

Our on-site safe working at heights training will provide delegates with the information they need perform work tasks efficiently and safely. It will cover key aspects of working at a height, such as weather conditions and controlling risks. It will be conducted over a half day in accordance with the requirements of the Working at Heights Regulations 2005.

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    Training and Testing Services offer and excellent Safe Working at Heights Training Course, helping to equip workers with the relevant skills and knowledge to keep the safe when working at height.

    Falling from heights is the single biggest killer of workers in the UK across all industry sectors, and consequently it resulted in the long awaited introduction of the Work at Height Regulations in April 2005.

    In 2008/09 there were 35 fatalities, 4654 major injuries and a further 7065 injuries that caused the injured person to be off work for over 3 days or more, due to a fall from height.

    Course Content

    This course is conducted in accordance with the requirements of the Working at Heights Regulations 2005 and covers the following subjects:

    • What is working at height?
    • Risk assessment
    • Controlling the risk
    • Weather
    • Emergency Rescue
    • Fragile Surfaces
    • Falling Objects
    • Selection, Use & Maintenance of Equipment
    • General Scaffolds
    • Tower Scaffolds
    • Mobile Elevated Working Platforms (MEWPs)
    • Work Restraint
    • Collective Fall Arrest
    • Personal Fall Protection
    • Fall Arrest
    • Inspection & Fitting a Harness
    • Suspension Trauma
    • Ladders & Step Ladders

    Who Should Attend?

    The Work at Height Regulations 2005 came into force on 6 April 2005, and apply to all cases of working at height where there is a risk of a fall that’s liable to cause personal injury.

    As part of the Regulations, duty holders must ensure:

    • All work at height is properly planned and organised.
    • Those involved in work at height are competent.
    • The risks from work at height are assessed and appropriate work equipment is selected and used.
    • The risks from fragile surfaces are properly controlled.
    • The equipment for work at height is properly inspected and maintained.

    Training Course Requirements

    This course is for a maximum of 15 trainees and can be conducted on any site that has suitable facilities (power and seating).

    The practical element of the training will be conducted using the customer’s equipment where possible and it is the customer’s responsibility to ensure the equipment is suitable for its intended use and is properly maintained.


    On completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of attendance (which is emailed in a PDF format), an individual training record (to provide proof of training) and a comprehensive set of course notes for each trainee.

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