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Working at Height Essentials (Theory)

Standard Code: 9045

Aim and objectives:

The aim of the Working at Height Essentials (Theory) Standard is to introduce delegates to working at height, the associated regulations and guidelines. It also incorporates hazards and a range of equipment and PPE.

The objectives of the Working at Height Awareness Training Standard are that delegates will be able to understand:

  • Applicable regional legislation and guidelines
  • Hazards associated with working at height
  • Safe systems of work for working at height
  • Different platforms for working at height
  • Different ladders types, safe use and associated hazards
  • Fall prevention measures
  • Fall arrest systems
  • Appropriate structural anchor points, attachment points and work positioning points
  • PPE and associated equipment including pre use inspection
  • Dropped objects
  • Emergency procedures and rescue equipment

Target audience

This training programme is designed for personnel across the energy sector who require a theoretical understanding and awareness of Working at Height, associated hazards and guidance.

Delegate pre-requisites:

None

Validity:

3 years

Standards in this Suite

The aim of the Working at Height Essentials Standard Suite is to introduce delegates to working at height, and the associated regulations and guidelines.

The Suite includes Working at Height Standards Theory and Working at Height Essentials Practical.

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