Working at Height


This one-day course introduces the principles and equipment involved in working at height and, through a combination of classroom and practical demonstrations, the process of a safe and systematic approach to working at height operations. This course will benefit all personnel that conduct operations that involve working at height.


Classroom instruction on the following:

  • Current Legislation
  • Hierarchy of Risk
  • User requirements when working on scaffolding
  • Use of Work Platforms & MEWP’s
  • Anchor selection
  • Fall Arrest, work restraint, work positioning
  • Personal Fall Protection Equipment
  • Ladders, Stepladders and Hop-ups
  • Working on roofs
  • Equipment Inspection
  • Fragile Surfaces
  • Rescue overview
  • Risk Assessment Principles

All delegates will participate in practical exercises involving pre & post-use inspection and the safe use of a variety of working at height equipment.

The course involves climbing ladders and using working at height equipment, therefore delegates should be physically fit to carry out the practical exercises.

Course Duration – 1 Day

This course is provided in accordance with BSI 8454:2006

To book this course call us on 01224 724008