Working at Height Short course

Overview

Working at height is common in the construction industry but Health and Safety Executive statistics reveal it to be the most frequent cause of fatal accidents in the workplace in 2018.

The risks can be mitigated by adhering to health and safety legislation that relates to working at height, and by conducting regular risk assessments and adopting safe working practices.

On this course, you will review the legislation and use case studies to discuss the assessment and control of those tasks undertaken at height.

Course details

Structure

  • Mode of study: Face to face
  • Duration: 3 hours 20 minutes
  • Start and end dates: 23 October 2019, 1.50pm to 5.10pm
  • Location: University of Portsmouth, Future Technology Centre PO1 3HE

Cost

  • Single bookings: £105
  • Multirate (3 or more courses booked at same time): £90
  • APC rate: £70
  • Apprenticeship rate: £70
  • Retired rate: £70

What you'll experience

On this short course you'll cover:

  • key health and safety legislation in relation to working at height (WAH)
  • roles and responsibilities of both employers and employees linked to the Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015
  • the main hazards (safety and health)
  • how to conduct risk assessments
  • safe working practices
  • types of specialist safety equipment available for WAH

Teaching

You'll be taught by David Dunford, a professional educator, trainer and registered fire risk assessor who worked in the fire service for 34 years.

He has been actively involved in all aspects of risk management and continues to work in the field of operational incident command, providing training to the fire and ambulance services.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course. 

How to book

To receive the course multi-discount rate, please ensure you select the multi-discount option when you pay. See the courses available for multi-discount below. 

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