Work at Height Regulations

A full day course for anyone involved in the planning, supervision or management of work at height. The course takes a carefully structured look at:

  • The Legal Duties imposed by the Work at Height Regulations 2005
  • The Risk Assessment process - now required by law for all work at height
  • The Hierarchy of Measures - a detailed look at avoidance, safe places of work, and work equipment

A hands-on demonstration of some of the most common items of work equipment, including MEWPs (scissor lift, self-propelled boom and personnel lift), Mobile Access Towers, Podium, Ladders and Steps, and Harnesses/Lanyards to help you in selecting the most appropriate and cost effective Work Equipment.

  • Falls from height - Statistics
  • Background Legislation
  • WAHR - Hierarchy & Risk
  • Assessment
  • Working at height options 1 - Safe Places Of Work
  • GROUP EXERCISE 1 - Safe Places Of Work
  • Working at height options 2 - Work Equipment
  • MEWPs
  • Towers
  • Podiums
  • Ladders & Steps
  • Harnesses
  • GROUP EXERCISE 2 - Demo & Discussion (Work Equipment)
  • GROUP EXERCISE 3: Risk Assessment/Equipment Selection
  • Theory Paper + Review