Falls from height currently account for nearly 3 in every 10 fatal injuries to workers in the UK working in: agriculture, forestry and arboriculture, construction, roof work, workplace transport and the food and drink industries.
Falls from height have historically been the biggest killer across all industries in the UK. Falls from height have also historically been the second most common cause of major injuries for workers in the UK.
Work at height includes work in any place, where if precautions are not taken, a person could fall a distance liable to cause injury.
Work at height is governed by the Work at Height 2005 Regulations. These Regulations place duties on employers and employees in the workplace.
Employers or those in control of work at height (including facilities managers or building owners who may contract others to work) activities have a duty to ensure that any work at height activity is properly planned, supervised and carried out by competent people.
To ensure someone is competent, they must have sufficient skills, knowledge and experience for the task they are to undertake.
This working at height awareness course is designed to provide employers and employees with the necessary knowledge for managing the risks from working at height, and to help in achieving compliance with the Work at Height 2005 Regulations.
This course is designed for persons who work at height, supervise work at height or arrange for work at height to be undertaken.
This course has 6 modules:
|Navigation and Course Introduction
|Background to the Issue and an introduction to Work at Height
|Scope of the Work at Height Regulations 2005
|Managing the Risks from Work at Height - Work Equipment and Safe Systems of Work
|Summary and Other Requirements
This course has been accredited by the following bodies:
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (ROSPA)
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents promotes safety and the prevention of accidents at work, at leisure, on the road, in the home and through safety education.
How long does the course take?
The course takes roughly 1 - 2 hours to complete.
Do I need to sit the course all at once?
No - you can take the course at your own pace, able to resume whenever is convenient for you.
How can I prove I've completed this course?
Upon course completion you'll be able to download a certification proving your accomplishment. Furthermore, employers and other stakeholders can verify your certificate by entering the certificate reference number in our Certificate Check system.
We offer volume license pricing when purchasing 5 or more courses. These discounts are automatically applied when you add courses to your shopping basket.
|6 - 20
||12.5% (£19.25 each)
|21 - 50
||25% (£16.50 each)
|51 - 200
||37.5% (£13.75 each)
||50% (£11.00 each)
If you require a package of courses, or have specialised requirements, please contact us to speak to an adviser.