Working at Heights

Working at Heights

Who should attend?

Working at Height is suitable for clients who are required to work in at heights, and will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to work safely and effectively at heights and basic rescue as required in accordance with legislative requirements.

Aims and objectives

The Working at Heights course is specifically designed to prevent falls in the workplace and ensure the safety of individuals working in areas such as roof work, scaffolding, ladders, etc.

Expected Outcomes

The objective of the Working at Height training is to:

  • To provide participants with the knowledge and practical skills to interpret the requirements of legislation and standards relevant to the prevention of falls in the workplace.

Course outline

  • Introduction
  • Legislation including the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations, 2007, Part 4 (Working at Heights)
  • Organisation, Planning and Risk Assessment
  • Selection and Inspection of Work Equipment
  • Fall Prevention
  • Requirements for Work Platforms
  • Openings / Edge Protection
  • Roof Work / Fragile surfaces
  • Fall Protection
  • Collective Measures
  • Individual Measures
  • Requirements for use of ladders
  • Ladder Safety
  • Care & Storage of the Ladders

Appraisal of delegates’ knowledge and performance will be made through a written examination

Additional information

Duration: 1/2 days

Maximum number of delegates: 15 persons