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Height Safety Awareness

  • This course is designed to provide those attending with an awareness of the hazards associated with working at height and an overview of effective controls.

    Course ID:  HS0
    Ratio: 8 students to 1 instructor
    Duration: 0.5 day

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    Prerequisites

    Medically fit.

    Who Should Attend

    This course is for those working in low risk environments where access is uncomplicated and anchors are easily identifiable.

    Course Objectives & Content

    • The dangers of working at height
    • Key Legislation and Standards
    • Hazards and Risk encountered when working at height
    • Syncope - what causes it and how to recognise and deal with the effects
    • How to deal with emergency situations - includes requirement for rescue and emergency procedures.
    • Work categories – an introduction to restraint/position/ fall arrest techniques.
    • Equipment characteristics and limitations.
    • Fitting and use of fall arrest harness, climbing helmet and lanyards (fixed length and inertia type).
    • Anchor point identification, selection and pre use inspection requirements.
    • Personal Protective Equipment pre user inspection, care, traceability and disposal requirements.

    Certification

    The successful delegate will receive a certificate valid for 3 years, after which a refresher training will be necessary. 3M will notify you when your certificate is due for renewal.

    Standards

    • Health and safety at work act 1974
    • Working at height regulations 2005
    • BS 8437 COP for the selection, use and maintenance of personal fall protection systems and equipment for use in the work place
    • BS 8454 COP for delivery of training and education for work at height and rescue

    Costs

    £145 per person or £935 per group of 8 (+ VAT).


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