What No Safety - Health and Safety Specialists in Salisbury, Wiltshire

Working at Height

Work at height means work in any place where, if precautions were not taken, a person could fall a distance liable to cause personal injury.

You are working at height if you:

  • work above ground/floor level
  • could fall from an edge, through an opening or fragile surface or
  • could fall from ground level into an opening in a floor or a hole in the ground

The learning outcomes for this course provide an understanding of:

  • Key health and safety legislation i.e. Working at Height Regulations 2005
  • Roles and responsibilities (employers and employees) linked to the Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015
  • Hazards (safety and health) 
  • Risk assessment
  • Safe working practices
  • Selection of equipment
  • Case Studies